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Helps download and keep updated maxmind's geoip db required for django GeoIP

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Helps download and keep updated maxmind’s geoip db required for django GeoIP2

Why and when to use?

If you don’t mind installing and configuring official geoipupdate binary on your server then I’d recommend to use it This app was designed for quick and easy setup of geoip updates via django settings.


Using pip:

pip install django-geoipdb-loader

Add the app to INSTALLED_APPS in settings file and configure GEOIP_PATH:


GEOIP_PATH = '/myproject/geoip'


Run download_geoipdb to download geoip files. By default for django 1.9+ geoip2 files will be download, while for django 1.8 geoip files are used. You can set version in settings:

GEOIPDB_VERSION = 2  # 1 or 2

In order to automatically update the geoip files you can use provided celery task:

    'update-geoipdb': {
        'task': 'geoipdb_loader.tasks.update_geoipdb',
        'schedule': crontab(day_of_week=7),

or crontab:

* * * * 7 download_geoipdb

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