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

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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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Rent A Virtual Machine

I'm looking to rent access to virtual machines for testing of our online services from areas of the world other than North America. Specifically: Australia, Europe, Japan, South America, and wherever ...
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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

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 ...