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    device-ip-location

    1.0.28 • Public • Published

    device-ip-location

    Get device information from your systems users: Device model and version, operating system and version, and an abundance of location information from their ip address

    Use for security management i.e password resetting & detecting new sign in devices etc.

    See https://www.npmjs.com/package/device-ip-location

    Install

    npm i device-ip-location

    Usage

    const device = require('device-ip-location');
    
    //Make sure to bypass the reverse proxy by allowing for IP visibility by enabling proxy trust if you're using express:
    app.enable('trust proxy');
    
    // Use the request data to access the required parameters (ip and header)
    // Example agent - 'Mozilla/5.0 (Linux; Android 5.0; NX505J Build/KVT49L) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/43.0.2357.78 Mobile Safari/537.36';
    var agent = req.headers['user-agent'];
    // Example requestIp - 105.4.4.147
    var requestIp = req.ip
    
    device.getInfo(agent,requestIp,function(err,res){
        if(err){
            console.log(err);
            return
        } 
        console.log(res);
    })

    Result parse

    { "device":
       { "os":
          { "short_name": "WIN",
            "name": "Windows",
            "version": "10",
            "platform": "x64",
            "family": "Windows" },
         "device": { "id": "", "type": "desktop", "brand": "", "model": "" },
         "client":
          { "engine": "Blink",
            "engine_version": "",
            "short_name": "CH",
            "name": "Chrome",
            "version": "69.0.3497.100",
            "type": "browser" } },
      "locale":
       { "ip": "105.4.4.147",
         "type": "ipv4",
         "continent_code": "AF",
         "continent_name": "Africa",
         "country_code": "ZA",
         "country_name": "South Africa",
         "region_code": "GT",
         "region_name": "Gauteng",
         "city": "Johannesburg",
         "zip": "2000",
         "latitude": -26.2309,
         "longitude": 28.0583,
         "location":
          { "geoname_id": 993800,
            "capital": "Pretoria",
            "languages": [],
            "country_flag": "http://assets.ipstack.com/flags/za.svg",
            "country_flag_emoji": "🇿🇦",
            "country_flag_emoji_unicode": "U+1F1FF U+1F1E6",
            "calling_code": "27",
            "is_eu": false } } }
    

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      Install

      npm i device-ip-location

      DownloadsWeekly Downloads

      411

      Version

      1.0.28

      License

      ISC

      Unpacked Size

      3.78 kB

      Total Files

      3

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