The monitor extension has the capability to integrate with the MaxMind GeoIP database in order to provide geolocation information about the origin of a request. This functionality is not enabled by default.


At this time only the freely available GeoLite City database is supported.

Enabling GeoIP Lookup

In order to enable the GeoIP lookup capabilities

  1. Download the GeoLite City database.

  2. Uncompress the file and copy GeoLiteCity.dat to the monitoring directory.

  3. Restart GeoServer.

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