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Re: Mapping IP address to country

On Thu, 29 Mar 2001, Binand Raj S. wrote:

 |You could do a whois lookup and try to parse the o/p of all the whois
 |servers out there, but I would recommend against it. The tremendous
 |additional traffic that this would generate would probably affect the
 |performance of your server. Apache also has an option that enables reverse
 |DNS lookups on client IP addresses, but is turned off by default because
 |of performance reasons.

Or alternatively u can use a http log analyser tool that does the job for
u at a later time.... so u can run it when the server loads are low. so
you can achieve both ends!


	        .:: Kingsly John                ICQ 14787510 ::.
            .:: Linux 2.4.2 #8 Wed Feb 28 12:41:38 IST 2001 i686 ::.