June 30, 2019

GeoIP's GeoLite is discontinued - solution


Nginx and GeoIP -
Geo Lite data for above module is discontinued in Jan 2019.  In order to use new GeoLite2 data, new module geoip2 has to be installed:
GeoLite2 data is available at - https://dev.maxmind.com/geoip/geoip2/geolite2/

However, this requires rebuilding Nginx.  To avoid this hassle, use GeoLite2 data converted into GeoLite1:
https://www.miyuru.lk/geoiplegacy

Use the converted data and GeoIP1 works fine.