Updating Geolocation of /24 within corporate /16

Tyler Conrad tyler at tgconrad.com
Fri Feb 10 02:27:08 UTC 2017

Have you tried submitting a correction to some geolocation services
directly yet? Maxmind is pretty heavily used.


On Thursday, February 9, 2017, David Sotnick <sotnickd-nanog at ddv.com> wrote:

> You have given good advice on updating IP Geolocation data in the past,
> including visiting 'www.google.com' from a mobile device and selecting
> "use
> exact location [from GPS]". This worked out well for us a few years ago for
> a single IP which we were NATting out of in a new geographic location.
> Now we are in a position where we have been assigned site-local /24 (out of
> the corporation's larger /20 space) networks for a couple of locations and
> I'm wondering how I go about updating IP Geolocation data to note that two
> /24 networks are no longer at the Corporate HQ location.
> I understand that when users first start using these site-specific /24
> networks, they will be lumped in with the larger /20 space as far as their
> geolocation goes, but besides the Google/GPS method, is there a
> cleaner/better way to do this? Do Geolocation services use SWIP data?
> Should I have the /24s have separate SWIP data noting the geo location? I'd
> love a place to be able to say: "This /24 is at this geoloc; this /24 is at
> this geoloc; and the corporate /20 remains where it always has been."
> Many thanks for your insights in this matter,
> -Dave

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