NGINX Documentation


Create variables based on the client IP address, using the precompiled MaxMind GeoIP databases, for both HTTP and TCP/UDP traffic.

Installation Instructions

  1. Install the GeoIP module.

    For Amazon Linux, CentOS, Oracle Linux, and RHEL:

    $ yum install nginx-plus-module-geoip

    For Debian and Ubuntu:

    $ apt-get install nginx-plus-module-geoip

    For SLES:

    $ zypper install nginx-plus-module-geoip
  2. Put both of the following directives in the top‑level (“main”) context or the main NGINX Plus configuration file, /etc/nginx/nginx.conf:

    load_module modules/;
    load_module modules/;
  3. Perform additional configuration as required by the module (HTTP, TCP/UDP).

  4. Reload NGINX Plus to enable the module:

    $ nginx -t && nginx -s reload