GeoIP2 Filter

Look up Geo data from IP

GeoIP2 Filter allows you to enrich the incoming data stream using location data from GeoIP2 database.

Configuration Parameters

This plugin supports the following configuration parameters:

Key

Description

database

Path to the GeoIP2 database.

lookup_key

Field name to process

record

Defines the KEY LOOKUP_KEY VALUE triplet. See below for how to set up this option.

Getting Started

The following configuration will process incoming remote_addr, and append country information retrieved from GeoLite2 database.

[INPUT]
Name dummy
Dummy {"remote_addr": "8.8.8.8"}
[FILTER]
Name geoip2
Match *
Database GeoLite2-City.mmdb
Lookup_key remote_addr
Record country remote_addr %{country.names.en}
Record isocode remote_addr %{country.iso_code}
[OUTPUT]
Name stdout
Match *

Each Record parameter above specifies the following triplet:

  1. The field name to be added to records (country)

  2. The lookup key to process (remote_addr)

  3. The query for GeoIP2 database (%{country.names.en})

By running Fluent Bit with the configuration above, you will see the following output:

{"remote_addr": "8.8.8.8", "country": "United States", "isocode": "US"}

Note that the GeoLite2-City.mmdb database is available from MaxMind's official site.