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Does CDN defeat the purpose of server-level GeoIP blocking?

Looking for second opinions. Suppose a website is set up so that only IPs from country X are allowed read/write access. This server goes through a CDN such as Cloudflare. Because the GeoIP block is at ...
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bind9 geoip does not function correctly

bind9 bind-9.17.2 has been compiled from source on debian-9. ./named -V BIND 9.17.2 (Development Release) <id:6d46544> running on Linux x86_64 4.9.0-6-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.9.88-1+deb9u1 (2018-...
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GeoIP: testing rules against specific IP address

I am using Xtables-addons with xt_geoip module to implement geoblocking. Is there a method using iptables to test an individual IP address or range against against the rule set?
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How can I install the ngx_http_geoip2_module module ? on Centos

I installed the GeoIP package using yum. I got the geoIP files in the /usr/share/GeoIP/ folder. I need to add some rules on some countries in the: /etc/nginx/nginx.conf and to do that i need to load ...
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How to troubleshoot GeoIP error: error opening file /usr/share/GeoIP/GeoIP.mmdb

I am new to the GeoIP solution. Some things have changed regarding legacy GeoIP dbs which has made it seem a little more complicated. I am on AWS Linux I have installed GeoIP: rpm -qa |grep GeoIP ...
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Nginx : How to do dynamic path routing requests to single root directory with different country (geoip module)

How to do dynamic path routing requests to single root directory and url to /<country_zone>/<actual_url>/* . I am able to retrive $country_zone value which can be any of (in|uk|us|...
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Iptables is not matching the chain with xtables-addons GeoIP

I have a strange issue with xtables-addons, in particular with xt_geoip module. I'm using Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS x64 4.15.0-1051 with all the packages updated, I installed the following packages: ...
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How to add ngx_http_geoip2_module support to Nginx [closed]

geoip is one of the must-have module for Nginx, in the latest Nginx package i couldn't find geoip2 support. It is showing a few dependency errors.
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Unable to locate package Nginx-module-GeoIP

I am working on Debian Jessie 9. I have installed Nginx but there is no GeoIP module. so I decided to install it but "apt-get install nginx-module-geoip" not working giving an error like E: Unable to ...
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nginx: Block specific PHP file from most countries

Background: I run several WordPress sites and I notice a huge amount of distributed brute force login attempts. fail2ban does not help me here because the attacker carefully attempts only up to 5 ...
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Installing GeoIP on Amazon EC2 Linux

I am trying to install GeoIP module to block country specific traffic to my website. My Website is LAMP configured and hosted on Amazon AWS EC2 instance. As per some article on google, I followed ...
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GeoIP Split DNS Wrong 3rd View on Slave

Successfully configured Bind to host multiple views with TSIG with this guide. Problem is when I add a third view to the mix, things get weird. On each server, I have 3 views right now: USA Europe ...
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GeoIP vs IPset performance in iptables

I would like to ask you what is faster in term of performance GeoIP or IPset. Let me explain, imagine that I have rule: iptables -A INPUT -m geoip ! --src-cc US,UK,CA -j DROP And imagine that I ...
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GeoIP Apache Mod Whitelist by Country and Local Network

I've been having issues with attempted hackers trying to break into my web server so I decided to block traffic from everywhere except my target countries: US, France, and Germany. I installed the ...
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Is there any limitations in using GeoIP with bind9

I have a DNS server (BIND 9.10.3-P4-Ubuntu) on an Ubuntu 16.04 machine. I have a domain with two A records (IP1,IP2) which indicates to two separate web servers (Wserver1, Wserver2). I want the DNS ...
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Why GCP Kubernetes Node host location for europe-north1 seems to be in US?

I am new to both Google Cloud Platform and K8s. I have launched Kubernetes cluster in GCP and chosen europe-north1 as the region (europe-north1-a as the zone). When I try to run my application on ...
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GEOIP redirect with https

server{ listen 80; listen [::]:80; server_name 111.111.111.111 example.com www.example.com; return 301 https://example.com$request_uri; } I have not installed any extra NGINX ...
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Cannot set GeoIP rules in iptables

I try to add this rule: iptables -A INPUT -m geoip ! --src-cc CZ,SK -j DROP I set GeoIP support according to this answer: Ubuntu IPTables allow only allow 1 country | Super User But it doesn't work,...
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GeoIP: Redirect all but specific countries

I am using Apache's GeoIP module and a MaxMind database to determine the country of a visitor based on their IP address and redirecting them to a country sub-folder as shown below: RewriteCond %{ENV:...
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NGINX, GeoIP, Varnish : Too many Redirects

I own two servers. One in Singapore (data.example.me) and other one in Europe (eu.data.example.me). I want the website to serve the users from their closest server when they visit my website. I ...
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Nginx and GeoLite2 not working

Is Nginx official ngx_mod_http_geoip compatible with GeoLite2 databases ? I can't get them working, so I assume they are not compatible ?
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What this is parameter in the geo block in Nginx?

In nginx, in geo module it has the following example http://nginx.org/en/docs/http/ngx_http_geo_module.html I am wondering what is this 0,2,1,1 numbers etc.. stated after the main addresses (values). ...
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Nginx 301 redirect of bad requests

I've found those requests in my access.log of nginx: X.X.X.X - - [03/Apr/2017:20:52:31 +0200] "GET //phpMyAdmin/scripts/setup.php HTTP/1.1" 301 184 "-" "-" X.X.X.X - - [03/Apr/2017:20:52:31 +0200] "...
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GEOIP for IIS 10

I'm migrating from Apache 2.4 back to IIS 10. IIS does have a IP restriction interface but there is noway to GEO ban by country. Is there a similar module than Apache Maxmind Geo IP module for IIS? ...
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Nginx proxy_set_header not working to Apache GEOIP

I'm using Nginx reverse proxy to apache2 using following tutorial. Then i try to install geoip to Nginx using this tutorial The reverse proxy works flawlessly for a while now, until I tried to ...
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Geo-blocking in Azure

Is there any functionality available in azure out of the box to block access to a website or server from specific countries? In a larger project that I'm involved with, we have an Imperva WAF and ...
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GeoIP PHP extension not working on CentOS 7

I can't get the GeoIP PHP extension working on CentOS 7 and PHP 5.5.21. I first started with yum install php-pecl-geoip and restarted httpd. I then did a simple test: $record = geoip_record_by_name(...
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How to use Env in mod_substitute?

Okay, I'm not very strong at htaccess. I have a code: SetEnvIf GEOIP_COUNTRY_CODE US LinkC example1 AddOutputFilterByType SUBSTITUTE text/html Substitute s/example2/env=LinkC/ni I'm trying to ...
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unknown directive “geoip_country” on nginx/1.10.1

I have a nginx/1.10.1 on my CentOS 7 installed via nginx repo. I just install geoip module [root@www nginx]# nginx -V nginx version: nginx/1.10.1 built by gcc 4.8.5 20150623 (Red Hat 4.8.5-4) (GCC) ...
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Nginx: How to determine if a module is installed

Im using nginx as load balancer in a dockerized setup. Im trying to get the http_geoip_module up and running so I can redirect traffic based on users geographical position. Question: The command ...
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MaxMind GeoIP CSV to .dat

I need to put local IP addresses into MaxMind GeoIP DB. I've downloaded the CSV and adding new IP addresses and locations is easy. I've found two tools that do csv to dat for MaxMind GeoIP but I can't ...
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Apache 2.4, mod_geoip GeoIPScanProxyHeaders “On” not working

apache httpd.conf LoadModule geoip_module modules/mod_geoip.so <IfModule mod_geoip.c> GeoIPEnable On GeoIPEnableUTF8 On GeoIPOutput Env GeoIPScanProxyHeaders On GeoIPDBFile /...
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“Nmap Scripting Engine” HTTP Requests

I looked into my nginx access logs to check who accessed my server and I noticed this line: <IP> - - [25/Feb/2016:02:49:12 +0100] "GET / HTTP/1.1" 302 160 "-" "Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; Nmap ...
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nginx GEOIP behind cloudflare proxy showing wrong country (not of end user, but if proxy)

I am using Cloudflare and nginx geoip directives: geoip_country /usr/local/share/GeoIP/GeoIP.dat; geoip_city /usr/local/share/GeoIP/GeoLiteCity.dat; They are picking the IP up OK (as pipaddress ...
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How to test GeoIP .dat librairie in local

I'm on a projet where I have to implement GeoIP on a Redhat Apache instance. For now, i'm only testing the configuration in local. Here it is : <IfModule mod_geoip.c> GeoIPEnable On ...
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NginX with GeoIP - what is returned for geo code when no mapping is found?

As the tests I conducted (using Java API to read GeoIP.dat, as well as local test) might be insufficient, I was wondering what happens on NginX when geo-ip module is configured, and when no IP to ...
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How should I add GeoIP module to nginx?

I'm using nginx version 1.8 on a centos 6.7 server but when using nginx -V command , I can't see geoip_module there . How can I add it to nginx ?
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GeoIP module (mod_geoip2) and Amazon EC2 Ubuntu instance

I have installed GeoIP mod via http://dev.maxmind.com/geoip/legacy/mod_geoip2/ and have made sure the permissions are correct for www-data to read the database. We are just needing to block a ...
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nginx geoip redirect for first time only leads to redirect loop

I'm trying to configure nginx to perform geoIP checks on first-time visitors only. The idea is that first-time visitors should be redirected to the page version which has been customised for their ...
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Varnish GeoIP (vmod_geoip) + Amazon Linux

I'm trying to install vmod_geoip via amazon linux, but so far no luck. I've installed geoip geoip-devel. I've downloaded the vmod_geoip source. I'm able to ./autogen.sh but ./configure constantly ...
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Arvixe claims that my physical host is located in Europe eventhough the whois information

When I look whois of the site it seems like located in US. My site is: www.evdore.com. 1 * * * 2 hos-tr1.juniper1.rz13.hetzner.de 213.239.224.1 de 0.145 ms hos-tr4....
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IPTABLES and GEOIP: Show Custom Webpage to Blocked Visitors

Because of legal protection, as a first stage of launching my project I will focus on couple of countries only. The number of supported countries will grow. I know, it is possible to block or allow ...
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Configure IIS to only server certain files to requests originating in the US?

The transfer of encrypted data or encryption systems from the US to foreign nations is tricky business as encryption can be categorized as a munition and can be governed by US export laws. I plan to ...
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Unable to configure MaxMindDB's Apache module

I recently installed MaxMind's MaxMindDB apache module successfully. I added a new file called geoip.conf to /etc/httpd/conf.d/ with the following contents: <IfModule mod_maxminddb.c> ...
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Nginx Location Rewrite Rule matching GeoIP Header value

I'm looking to write a simple rewrite rule where I basically am trying to say the following If the requested URI is text/index.html (or test/) and the GeoIP Organization equals "My GeoIP Value" then ...
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Is there any rate limit when using the whois command on ips? [closed]

The data returned by whois ip-address appears to be very useful and more accurate than the data I get from the maxmind geoip databsae I am currently using. Where does the data come from and are there ...
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Nginx block specific directory to one country

I'm using Nginx and GeoIP to block certain countries (to the whole site). Is it possible to block just one specific directory? This way: www.domain.com/ Everyone can access www.domain.com/ES ...
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Nginx geoipblocking & allowing LAN IPs

I'd like to block IPs with geoip except whitelisted countries AND the local area network. The first part works flawless, the second one not. Somwehere searching the internet I found the codes LH (...
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I can compile GeoIP support into uWSGI or Nginx. What's the difference?

I'm running uWSGI with PHP and Python support through Nginx. All of this is compiled from source. I want GeoIP support. Both Nginx and uWSGI can be compiled with their own GeoIP plugins/modules. Are ...
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apache 2.2 and http auth. by country with mod_geoip

I'm using mod_geoip for filtr some traffic. So now I have e.g. this SetEnvIf GEOIP_COUNTRY_CODE FR AllowCountry <Locationmatch "/secure-by-country"> Deny from all Allow from env=AllowCountry &...