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maxminddb: A Lua library for reading MaxMind's Geolocation database

Installation

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CentOS/RHEL 6, 7, 8 or Amazon Linux 2

yum -y install https://extras.getpagespeed.com/release-latest.rpm
yum -y install lua-resty-maxminddb

To use this Lua library with NGINX, ensure that nginx-module-lua is installed.

This document describes lua-resty-maxminddb v1.3.2 released on Aug 26 2020.


Name

lua-resty-maxminddb - A Lua library for reading MaxMind's Geolocation database format (aka mmdb or geoip2).

Prerequisites

Bug fixed

Apology for infringement - https://github.com/anjia0532/lua-resty-maxminddb/issues/25

Note - maxmind/libmaxminddb

Installation

opm get anjia0532/lua-resty-maxminddb

Synopsis

  local cjson = require 'cjson'
  local geo = require 'resty.maxminddb'
  if not geo.initted() then
      geo.init("/path/to/GeoLite2-City.mmdb")
  end
  local res,err = geo.lookup(ngx.var.arg_ip or ngx.var.remote_addr) --support ipv6 e.g. 2001:4860:0:1001::3004:ef68

  if not res then
      ngx.log(ngx.ERR,'failed to lookup by ip ,reason:',err)
  end

  ngx.say("full :",cjson.encode(res))
  if ngx.var.arg_node then
     ngx.say("node name:",ngx.var.arg_node," ,value:", cjson.encode(res[ngx.var.arg_node] or {}))
  end
  #ipv4
  $ curl localhost/ip=114.114.114.114&node=city
  #ipv6
  #$ curl localhost/ip=2001:4860:0:1001::3004:ef68&node=country
  full :{"city":{"geoname_id":1799962,"names":{"en":"Nanjing","ru":"Нанкин","fr":"Nankin","pt-BR":"Nanquim","zh-CN":"南京","es":"Nankín","de":"Nanjing","ja":"南京市"}},"subdivisions":[{"geoname_id":1806260,"names":{"en":"Jiangsu","fr":"Province de Jiangsu","zh-CN":"江苏省"},"iso_code":"32"}],"country":{"geoname_id":1814991,"names":{"en":"China","ru":"Китай","fr":"Chine","pt-BR":"China","zh-CN":"中国","es":"China","de":"China","ja":"中国"},"iso_code":"CN"},"registered_country":{"geoname_id":1814991,"names":{"en":"China","ru":"Китай","fr":"Chine","pt-BR":"China","zh-CN":"中国","es":"China","de":"China","ja":"中国"},"iso_code":"CN"},"location":{"time_zone":"Asia\/Shanghai","longitude":118.7778,"accuracy_radius":50,"latitude":32.0617},"continent":{"geoname_id":6255147,"names":{"en":"Asia","ru":"Азия","fr":"Asie","pt-BR":"Ásia","zh-CN":"亚洲","es":"Asia","de":"Asien","ja":"アジア"},"code":"AS"}}
  node name:city ,value:{"geoname_id":1799962,"names":{"en":"Nanjing","ru":"Нанкин","fr":"Nankin","pt-BR":"Nanquim","zh-CN":"南京","es":"Nankín","de":"Nanjing","ja":"南京市"}}

prettify

full: {
    "city": {
        "geoname_id": 1799962,
        "names": {
            "en": "Nanjing",
            "ru": "Нанкин",
            "fr": "Nankin",
            "pt-BR": "Nanquim",
            "zh-CN": "南京",
            "es": "Nankín",
            "de": "Nanjing",
            "ja": "南京市"
        }
    },
    "subdivisions": [{
            "geoname_id": 1806260,
            "names": {
                "en": "Jiangsu",
                "fr": "Province de Jiangsu",
                "zh-CN": "江苏省"
            },
            "iso_code": "32"
        }
    ],
    "country": {
        "geoname_id": 1814991,
        "names": {
            "en": "China",
            "ru": "Китай",
            "fr": "Chine",
            "pt-BR": "China",
            "zh-CN": "中国",
            "es": "China",
            "de": "China",
            "ja": "中国"
        },
        "iso_code": "CN"
    },
    "registered_country": {
        "geoname_id": 1814991,
        "names": {
            "en": "China",
            "ru": "Китай",
            "fr": "Chine",
            "pt-BR": "China",
            "zh-CN": "中国",
            "es": "China",
            "de": "China",
            "ja": "中国"
        },
        "iso_code": "CN"
    },
    "location": {
        "time_zone": "Asia\/Shanghai",
        "longitude": 118.7778,
        "accuracy_radius": 50,
        "latitude": 32.0617
    },
    "continent": {
        "geoname_id": 6255147,
        "names": {
            "en": "Asia",
            "ru": "Азия",
            "fr": "Asie",
            "pt-BR": "Ásia",
            "zh-CN": "亚洲",
            "es": "Asia",
            "de": "Asien",
            "ja": "アジア"
        },
        "code": "AS"
    }
}
node name: city, value: {
    "geoname_id": 1799962,
    "names": {
        "en": "Nanjing",
        "ru": "Нанкин",
        "fr": "Nankin",
        "pt-BR": "Nanquim",
        "zh-CN": "南京",
        "es": "Nankín",
        "de": "Nanjing",
        "ja": "南京市"
    }
}

References

Bug Reports

Please report bugs by filing an issue with our GitHub issue tracker at https://github.com/anjia0532/lua-resty-maxminddb/issues

If the bug is casued by libmaxminddb tracker at https://github.com/maxmind/libmaxminddb/issues

This module is licensed under the apache LICENSE-2.0 license.

Copyright 2017-now anjia (anjia0532@gmail.com)

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");

you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.

You may obtain a copy of the License at

http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0

Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software

distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,

WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.

See the License for the specific language governing permissions and

limitations under the License.

GitHub

You may find additional configuration tips and documentation for this module in the GitHub repository for nginx-module-maxminddb.

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