how to fix incorrect GeoIP data?
Patrick W. Gilmore
patrick at ianai.net
Thu Apr 30 22:40:56 CDT 2009
On Apr 30, 2009, at 9:12 PM, Paul Ferguson wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 5:51 PM, Chuck Anderson <cra at wpi.edu> wrote:
>> I have a customer who received a new assignment from ARIN, but the
>> GeoIP data is returning Canada rather than the US as the location of
>> the IP prefix. Google redirects to www.google.ca and some other
>> aren't working correctly because they expect a US IP. Does anyone
>> have any advice on how to update the GeoIP and other similar
> Wouldn't a SWIP for a sub-allocation work?
> I was under the impression that most of the GeoIP services fed off
> of WHOIS
> registration data points.
> Than again, maybe I have no idea. ;-)
I don't know how Google does GeoIP, but not all of them work off SWIP.
Perhaps Chuck should ask Google instead of NANOG?
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