Geolocation Management

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==Database Format==
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Choose the geolocation database type: GeoIP or IP-To-Country.
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==Data File==
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The name of the CVS file to upload.
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== Rebuilding caches==
When enabling geolocation functionality on an existing forum, it is recommended that the user and message location caches are rebuilt, without them, old messages will not have a flag appearing beside them. Please note that this is a SLOW process, which may take a few hours on a large forum.  
When enabling geolocation functionality on an existing forum, it is recommended that the user and message location caches are rebuilt, without them, old messages will not have a flag appearing beside them. Please note that this is a SLOW process, which may take a few hours on a large forum.  
[[Category:Admin Control Panel]]
[[Category:Admin Control Panel]]

Revision as of 11:56, 30 April 2009

The Geolocation Management admin control panel allows administrators to upload a CSV database containing the IP-range to country associations necessary for the utilization of FUDforum's geolocation feature.

The two database format supported are:

Info Symbol WARNING: The import process usually takes a few minutes.

Database Format

Choose the geolocation database type: GeoIP or IP-To-Country.

Data File

The name of the CVS file to upload.

Rebuilding caches

When enabling geolocation functionality on an existing forum, it is recommended that the user and message location caches are rebuilt, without them, old messages will not have a flag appearing beside them. Please note that this is a SLOW process, which may take a few hours on a large forum.

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