Providing GeoIP information for servers

Mark Andrews marka at
Wed May 10 21:41:40 UTC 2017

In message <c51ed4ea-2ce2-e7d4-8fec-f59c91708dcd at>, Robert Mosko
witz writes:
> I am kind of tired in my systems being reported as being in Plymouth MI 
> instead of Oak Park MI.  That is the best Comcast seems to be willing to 
> do for where my IP addresses (which are static) reside.
> Is there anyway to provide location information for a server via DNS 
> that would feed into GeoIP?  For example, do LOC records work for this?
> thanks

AFAIK Maxmind et al don't lookup LOC records.  That being said if
enough people published LOC records they might start.

For Google you can update the location using a app which uses the
phone's GPS.

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