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GeoIP Functions

Introduction

The GeoIP extension allows you to find the location of an IP address. City, State, Country, Longitude, Latitude, and other information as all, such as ISP and connection type can be obtained with the help of GeoIP.

Requirements

This extension requires the GeoIP C library version 1.4.0 or higher to be installed. You can grab the latest version from » http://www.maxmind.com/app/c and compile it yourself.

By default, you will only have access to the Free GeoIP Country or GeoLite City databases. While this module can work with other types of database, you must buy a commercial license from » Maxmind.

Installation

This » PECL extension is not bundled with PHP.

Information for installing this PECL extension may be found in the manual chapter titled Installation of PECL extensions. Additional information such as new releases, downloads, source files, maintainer information, and a CHANGELOG, can be located here: » http://pecl.php.net/package/geoip.

Resource Types

This extension has no resource types defined.

Predefined Constants

The constants below are defined by this extension, and will only be available when the extension has either been compiled into PHP or dynamically loaded at runtime.

GEOIP_COUNTRY_EDITION (integer)
GEOIP_REGION_EDITION_REV0 (integer)
GEOIP_CITY_EDITION_REV0 (integer)
GEOIP_ORG_EDITION (integer)
GEOIP_ISP_EDITION (integer)
GEOIP_CITY_EDITION_REV1 (integer)
GEOIP_REGION_EDITION_REV1 (integer)
GEOIP_PROXY_EDITION (integer)
GEOIP_ASNUM_EDITION (integer)
GEOIP_NETSPEED_EDITION (integer)
GEOIP_DOMAIN_EDITION (integer)

The following constants are for net speed:

GEOIP_UNKNOWN_SPEED (integer)
GEOIP_DIALUP_SPEED (integer)
GEOIP_CABLEDSL_SPEED (integer)
GEOIP_CORPORATE_SPEED (integer)

Table of Contents

geoip_country_code_by_name — Get the two letter country code
geoip_country_code3_by_name — Get the three letter country code
geoip_country_name_by_name — Get the full country name
geoip_database_info — Get GeoIP Database information
geoip_db_avail — Determine if GeoIP Database is available
geoip_db_filename — Returns the filename of the corresponding GeoIP Database
geoip_db_get_all_info — Returns detailed informations about all GeoIP database types
geoip_id_by_name — Get the Internet connection speed
geoip_org_by_name — Get the organization name
geoip_record_by_name — Returns the detailed City information found in the GeoIP Database
geoip_region_by_name — Get the country code and region