Geolocation is determining the approximate or exact physical location of a person or object.

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google.com different IP in different countries. How?

If you ping google.com from different countries you will get replies from local google servers. How does that work? Can a DNS record have multiple A addresses? Could someone point me to the technology ...
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With more mobile users, my geo ip database is becoming useless

I've been enjoying the benefits of Geo IP lookup from database for some time. It's great. People are increasingly trying to access my site from a mobile phones or 3G modems, and their physical ...
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Can I write log output of my choice from the Apache configuration (based on rewrite conditions)?

I have some content that is only available to people who pass a GeoIP lookup and match certain countries. This is done by mod_rewrite and it all works well. What I would like to do is log failed ...
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Webalizer geolocation on Mac

I have installed Webalizer on Ubuntu with Synaptic Package Manager and it works just fine. Then I installed Webalizer on Mac (10.6.2) with http://webalizer.darwinports.com/. But geolocation does not ...
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Is it possible to find the physical location of a wireless router based upon the broadcast signal?

Say for instance, a longitude and latitude? The only information available would be that it is an available wireless network in range (secured or unsecured).
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IP addresses and geographical locations

A colleague of mine asked whether IP addresses could be "approximated" to physical location. As with most IT questions, "it depends" was a response I used frequently. Is there a service or program ...
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A script to geo-locate ip addresses in auth.log

Is there a way to automatically geo-locate an ip-address on Ubuntu linux? I'm looking to do this for errors in my auth.log.
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Apache log analyzer that shows client location

Does anyone know of a tool that will analyze an Apache access log and show the location of each client that accessed the site, ideally showing city, state and country on a map in the same way that ...
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Server Systems under Extreme Environmental Conditions [closed]

During my study I have to do a student research project about server systems under extreme environmental conditions. Unfortunately I have really no experience with such systems. I already did some ...
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Is there any DNS that supports Geo-location / Directional DNS?

At ultradns.com or on comwired.com you can select multiple A records depending on location; x.com (United States) 174.1.1.1 x.com (Europe) 65.2.2.2 So requests are routed based on proximity/where ...
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How often do IP blocks get reassigned to different regions?

Title says it all, really. I'm asking because I've got a subscription to MaxMind, and I'd like to know how important it is to stay on top of updates to their geolocation database.
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Is there a way to use .htaccess to block access to a country?

Is there a way to use .htaccess to block access to a country? I have been asked to keep our server from allowing requests to download a certain file from being downloaded from the US. Downloading ...