NAME

IP::Info - Interface to IP geographic and network data.

VERSION

Version 0.18

DESCRIPTION

Neustar IP Intelligence RESTful API provides the geographic location and network data for any Internet Protocol address in the public address space. The information includes:

  • Postal code, city, state, region, country, and continent

  • Area code (US and Canada only) and time zone

  • Longitude and latitude

  • DMA (Designated Market Area) and MSA (Metropolitan Statistical Area)

  • Network information, including type, speed, carrier, and registering organization

To obtain "Free Developer Trial" API key and the shared secret, register your application here.

CONSTRUCTOR

The constructor requires the following parameters as listed below:

    +---------+----------+----------------------------------------+
    | Key     | Required | Description                            |
    +---------+----------+----------------------------------------+
    | api_key |   Yes    | API Key given by Quova.                |
    | secret  |   Yes    | Allocated share secret given by Quova. |
    +---------+----------+----------------------------------------+

    use strict; use warnings;
    use IP::Info;

    my $api_key = 'Your_API_Key';
    my $secret  = 'Your_shared_secret';
    my $info    = IP::Info->new({ api_key => $api_key, secret => $secret });

METHODS

ip_address($ip_address)

If an IP address is specified in the correct format, then the call returns an object of type IP::Info::Response object which can be queried further to look for specific information for that IP. In case it encounters any error it'll throw an exception.

  • dot-decimal e.g. 4.2.2.2

  • decimal notation e.g. 67240450

    use strict; use warnings;
    use IP::Info;

    my $api_key  = 'Your_API_Key';
    my $secret   = 'Your_shared_secret';
    my $info     = IP::Info->new({ api_key => $api_key, secret => $secret });
    my $response = $info->ip_address('4.2.2.2');

    print "Carrier: ", $response->network->carrier , "\n";
    print "Country: ", $response->location->country, "\n";

schema($file_name)

Saves the XML Schema Document in the given file (.xsd file).In case it encounters any error it will throw an exception.

    use strict; use warnings;
    use IP::Info;

    my $api_key = 'Your_API_Key';
    my $secret  = 'Your_shared_secret';
    my $info    = IP::Info->new({ api_key => $api_key, secret => $secret });
    $info->schema('User_supplied_filename.xsd');

AUTHOR

Mohammad S Anwar, <mohammad.anwar at yahoo.com>

REPOSITORY

https://github.com/manwar/IP-Info

BUGS

Please report any bugs or feature requests to bug-ip-info at rt.cpan.org or through the web interface at http://rt.cpan.org/NoAuth/ReportBug.html?Queue=IP-Info. I will be notified and then you'll automatically be notified of progress on your bug as I make changes.

SUPPORT

You can find documentation for this module with the perldoc command.

    perldoc IP::Info

You can also look for information at:

LICENSE AND COPYRIGHT

Copyright (C) 2011 - 2016 Mohammad S Anwar.

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the the Artistic License (2.0). You may obtain a copy of the full license at:

http://www.perlfoundation.org/artistic_license_2_0

Any use, modification, and distribution of the Standard or Modified Versions is governed by this Artistic License.By using, modifying or distributing the Package, you accept this license. Do not use, modify, or distribute the Package, if you do not accept this license.

If your Modified Version has been derived from a Modified Version made by someone other than you,you are nevertheless required to ensure that your Modified Version complies with the requirements of this license.

This license does not grant you the right to use any trademark, service mark, tradename, or logo of the Copyright Holder.

This license includes the non-exclusive, worldwide, free-of-charge patent license to make, have made, use, offer to sell, sell, import and otherwise transfer the Package with respect to any patent claims licensable by the Copyright Holder that are necessarily infringed by the Package. If you institute patent litigation (including a cross-claim or counterclaim) against any party alleging that the Package constitutes direct or contributory patent infringement,then this Artistic License to you shall terminate on the date that such litigation is filed.

Disclaimer of Warranty: THE PACKAGE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDER AND CONTRIBUTORS "AS IS' AND WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES. THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT ARE DISCLAIMED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY YOUR LOCAL LAW. UNLESS REQUIRED BY LAW, NO COPYRIGHT HOLDER OR CONTRIBUTOR WILL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THE PACKAGE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.