Installing the module
If you’re using Ubuntu or Debian, run the following command:
sudo apt-get install libapache2-mod-geoip
If you’re using a system that uses RPM, you can try the following command:
sudo yum install mod_geoip
If you can’t do either of these, you may have to build the module by hand.
Configuring the module
Open the GeoIP configuration file for the module. It is located at:
Add the following lines to the bottom of the file (replace ‘/path/to/database.dat’ with the path to your GeoIP database):
GeoIPDBFile /path/to/database.dat GeoIPScanProxyHeaders On
If you have multiple GeoIP databases (for example, a city one and an ISP one), you can add multiple
Restart the webserver and the GeoIP extension should now be loaded and working in Matomo (Piwik) > Settings > Geolocation.