GeoIP Lookups #
Owncast can display high-level geographic information about your current viewers if you enable GeoIP support in your instance.
We support the MaxMind GeoLite2 Database, and as long as you provide a free copy of the database it will be used. Perform the following in order to add this feature.
- Create a free account with MaxMind.
- Wait for an email and follow the link to your account.
Database Products and Subscriptionsclick
GeoLite2 City (GeoIP2 Binary .mmdb).
- Unzip the file and place the
GeoLite2-City.mmdbfile into the
datadirectory of your Owncast server. Create this directory if needed.
If enabled this product includes GeoLite2 data created by MaxMind, available from https://www.maxmind.com.