STRING, can be read and
set, but not
Available in all subroutines.
Override the IP address for geolocation data. The default is to use geolocation
It is possible to set
client.geo.ip_override to an invalid IP address
set client.geo.ip_override = "xxx";
in which case the various geolocation variables present values to indicate an
STRING variables are set to the empty string,
variables are set to 999.0, and
INTEGER variables are set to 0.
Try it out
client.geo.ip_override is used in the following solution recipes, which show real world use cases. Click RUN to provision a Fastly service, execute the code on Fastly, and see how the function behaves.
Geo-IP API at the edge
Create an API endpoint for fetching GeoIP data for the requesting browser, implemented 100% at the edge. The response should show your current approximate location, but no requests to any origin servers.
Fastly offers a myriad of different variables that you can log. See and test a large collection here.
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