Automatic GeoIP database update

MaxMind database updateFree binary GeoLite Country database by MaxMind is being  updated every month. To update it automatically you can  put this script to cron at the beginning of a month.

#!/bin/sh
cd /usr/share/GeoIP
wget -q http://geolite.maxmind.com/download/geoip/database/GeoLiteCountry/GeoIP.dat.gz
gzip -d -f GeoIP.dat.gz

[root@playground ~]# sh -x /usr/local/sbin/geoip-update.sh + cd /usr/share/GeoIP + wget -q http://geolite.maxmind.com/download/geoip/database/GeoLiteCountry/GeoIP.dat.gz + gzip -d -f GeoIP.dat.gz 
[root@playground ~]#

That’s it.

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