Preventing click fraud

Intro Whenever you’re surfing the Internet, you can’t help but notice one thing. There are advertisements everywhere. They are a necessary part of the web ecosystem as they help to subsidize the costs of running the website or may even be the core revenue earner for the website operator. Quite […]

Detecting search engine bots

Intro Search engine bots are also known as crawlers, spiders, robots, etc. These are software designed to run on a large number of computers with the express purpose of crawling all of the pages on the Internet. They will read almost everything on the pages being crawled and also dive […]

Using Postman to call IP2Proxy Proxy Detection API

Intro Postman is a development tool you can use to test the calling of an API. We will demonstrate how to configure Postman with the IP2Proxy Proxy Detection API Swagger configuration to easily setup the request to the API.   Pre-requisites First of all, you will need to download the […]

What is Teredo tunneling?

Intro We have previously covered briefly how an IPv4 network can communicate with an IPv6 network. One of the methods is via an IPv6 tunnel. The 2 types of commonly used tunnels are 6to4 and Teredo. In this article, we’ll discuss more about Teredo which is an IPv6 tunneling mechanism. […]

How to Redirect on Varnish Using IP2Location Data

Introduction Varnish is a web application accelerator that improves the overall online web performance. In a nutshell, it acts as a caching HTTP reverse proxy to improve the response time to end user if the pages were previously visited and cached. In addition, the server admin can implement various rules […]

Using Postman to call IP2Location IP Geolocation API

Intro Postman is a development tool you can use to test the calling of an API. We will demonstrate how to configure Postman with the IP2Location IP Geolocation API Swagger configuration to easily setup the request to the API.   Pre-requisites First of all, you will need to download the […]

What is 6to4 tunneling?

Intro We have previously covered briefly how an IPv4 network can communicate with an IPv6 network. One of the methods is via an IPv6 tunnel. In this article, we’ll delve deeper into 6to4 which is an IPv6 tunneling mechanism. By using 6to4, IPv6 packets can be transmitted over an IPv4 […]

Using Nmap with IP2Location

Intro Nmap (Network Mapper) is a free and open-source network scanner created by Gordon Lyon. It is a valuable tool in the arsenal of a network administrator to probe networks and much more. To enhance the functionality of Nmap, we have created a script to return geolocation information about the […]