Providing GeoIP information for servers
rgm at htt-consult.com
Wed May 10 21:47:28 UTC 2017
On 05/10/2017 05:41 PM, Mark Andrews wrote:
> In message <c51ed4ea-2ce2-e7d4-8fec-f59c91708dcd at htt-consult.com>, 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?
> 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.
I hate things that insist that I leave GPS on. I only turn it on when I
need it for directions or for exercise mapping (same thing). The UofMich
weather app does not work without GPS on. I really need to complain to
them about that...
I will publish LOC records and see what happens....
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