IP geolocation question
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IP geolocation question

seomajsterseomajster Member

Hey guys Lets say i rent /24 and annouce it in France datacenter as Germany IPs. Since DC is located in France its going to affect IPs gelolocation in negative way?

Thanks

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  • LyphiardLyphiard Member, Provider

    You can usually update the IP's location through things such as WHOIS and MaxMind (https://support.maxmind.com/geoip-data-correction-request/). Although I would say that it usually takes several weeks for this to propagate.

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  • @Lyphiard said: You can usually update the IP's location through things such as WHOIS and MaxMind (https://support.maxmind.com/geoip-data-correction-request/). Although I would say that it usually takes several weeks for this to propagate.

    Or forever. Even if maxmind eventually processes your request, not everyone is regularly updating their geoip database, so ...

  • LyphiardLyphiard Member, Provider

    @allnetstore said:

    @Lyphiard said: You can usually update the IP's location through things such as WHOIS and MaxMind (https://support.maxmind.com/geoip-data-correction-request/). Although I would say that it usually takes several weeks for this to propagate.

    Or forever. Even if maxmind eventually processes your request, not everyone is regularly updating their geoip database, so ...

    Most services should update within a few months ... if not a year or two from my experience. MaxMind usually processes requests pretty quickly, I usually see updates go live within a week or two max.

    Nexril | Unmanaged cPanel Hosting, KVM VPS, and Dedicated Servers

  • freerangecloudfreerangecloud Member, Provider

    I've had reasonable success fixing Geolocation by updating whois, IRR, and manually submitting requests to some of the major geolocation providers

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