how to fix incorrect GeoIP data?

Calhoun, Matthew mcalhoun at iodatacenters.com
Fri May 1 03:01:05 CDT 2009


We've had this happen with many new IP allocations. There's a Google FAQ for it at...

http://www.google.com/support/websearch/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=873

Take care,
Matt

-----Original Message-----
From: Chuck Anderson [mailto:cra at WPI.EDU] 
Sent: Thursday, April 30, 2009 9:26 PM
To: nanog at nanog.org
Subject: Re: how to fix incorrect GeoIP data?

On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 11:57:23PM -0400, Martin Hannigan wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 8:51 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 sites
> > aren't working correctly because they expect a US IP.  Does anyone
> > have any advice on how to update the GeoIP and other similar
> > databases?
> 
> What's the allocation?

74.112.8.0/21

Google has been contacted and they said it will take a month for stuff 
to update.  The customer has also updated hostip.info.





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