Unofficial Node.js module for the Maxmind GeoIP2 Web Services.
There are multiple ways to load and use this module.
When you don't provide a callback function you'll get a promise in return.
One line with callback
userId licenseKey ip callback;
const geo =userId: 12345licenseKey: 'abc678';;
You need a Maxmind account ID and license key with enough credits for one of their GeoIP web services. You can find both here.
npm i geoip2ws
The first function is the setup and takes these settings:
|userId||string||yes||Your Maxmind account user ID|
|licenseKey||string||yes||Your Maxmind account license key|
|service||string||no||The service you'd like to use:
|requestTimeout||integer||no||Socket read timeout in milliseconds to wait for reply from MaxMind|
// With argumentsconst geo = 1234 'abc' 'country' 2000;// Or with an objectconst geo =userId: 1234licenseKey: 'abc'service: 'country'requestTimeout: 2000;
The second function does the IP-address lookup and takes these arguments:
|service||string||no||The service, same as above|
|ip||string||yes||The IPv4 or IPv6 address to lookup|
|callback||function||no||Your callback. Leave out to return a promise.|
|no userId or licenseKey||You did not set your credentials|
|invalid service||The service name is invalid||no credits used|
|invalid ip||The IP-address is invalid||no credits used|
|request failed||A request error occured||
|API error||API error occured||
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