Geo Location extracted from visitors ip address

Joel Goldstick joel.goldstick at gmail.com
Sat Jul 6 03:31:46 CEST 2013


On Fri, Jul 5, 2013 at 9:10 PM, Νίκος Gr33k <nikos at superhost.gr> wrote:

> Στις 6/7/2013 3:56 πμ, ο/η Joel Goldstick έγραψε:
>
>>
>> Your code is not finding /root/GeoIPCity.dat because your directory has
>> this file: GeoLiteCity.dat
>>
>>     FileNotFoundError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory:
>>     '/root/GeoIPCity.dat'
>>
>
> My mistake.
> Is there a differnce between GeoLiteCity.dat and GeoIPCity.dat
>
>
>  Aside from that you might have some permission problems since the file
>> is owned by root.
>>
>
> But he cgi scripts when running have full access to the server.
> No? or they only have the kind of access that their user has also?
>
>
>
>
>  As was also pointed out, you only get information about where your isp
>> is located.
>>
> Its the best i can get to, since there is no other way to match the users
> city.
>
> Β  Phones and tablets find location from triangulating cell
>
>> towers.Β  I don't think that laptops have that capability, and desktops
>> probably even less likely.
>>
>
> What do you mean by that?
>



>
>  What is the purpose that you wish to serve.Β  I don't think you've
>> thought this through.
>>
>
> I just dont want to store visitor's ip addresses any more, i prefer to
> store its city of origin.
>
> Except its the ISP city that you are getting, not the user's

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