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A response is the result of a request. This consists of returned results codes, IP address details, and appended geographic information.

IP Locator supports the JSON response protocol.


Field Names

This is a list of the response field names and their protocol naming conventions.

Field Name Level JSON
Version Response Version
Transmission Reference TransmissionReference
Transmission Results TransmissionResults
Record ID Record RecordID
IP Address IPAddress
Latitude Latitude
Longitude Longitude
Postal Code PostalCode
Region Region
ISP Name ISPName
Domain Name DomainName
City City
Country Name CountryName
Country Abbreviation CountryAbbreviation
Connection Speed ConnectionSpeed
Connection Type ConnectionType
UTC UTC
Continent Continent
Proxy Type ProxyType
Proxy Description ProxyDescription
Result Result


Response Elements

The following elements return the details for each request. These apply to the entire request, not the individual records.

Version

The version number of the service.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "Version":"string"


Transmission Reference

This is a string value that serves as a unique identifier for this set of records. This is the same value as the corresponding request and can be used to match requests to responses.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "TransmissionReference":"string"


Response Record Elements

Protocol Definition
JSON Each IP address will be contained within [{}] under the Records element.


Record ID

This is a string value containing a unique identifier for the current record. Use this to match the record submitted with the record returned. It will return what is inputted.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "RecordID":"string"


IP Address

The IP address being looked up.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "IPAddress":"string"


Latitude

The latitude for the IP address. This usually points to the postal code.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "Latitude":"string"


Longitude

The longitude for the IP address. This usually points to the postal code.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "Longitude":"string"


Postal Code

The postal code where the IP address is located.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "PostalCode":"string"


Region

The region where the IP address is located, specific meaning varies from country to country. For IPs in the US this field returns the state that the IP is located within.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "Region":"string"


ISP Name

The name of the Internet Service Provider.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "ISPName":"string"


Domain Name

The domain name associated with this IP address.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "DomainName":"string"


City

The city where the IP address is located.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "City":"string"


Country Name

The full name of the country where the IP address is located.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "CountryName":"string"


Country Abbreviation

The ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code of the country where the IP address is located.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "CountryAbbreviation":"string"


Connection Speed

The connection speed associated with this IP address. Possible values are: dialup, broadband, and ultra broadband.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "ConnectionSpeed":"string"


Connection Type

The type of connection used by this IP address. Possible values are: dialup, wired, wifi, mobile, and satellite.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "ConnectionType":"string"


UTC

The GMT offset for the area where the IP address is located.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "UTC":"string"


Continent

The continent where the IP address is located.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "Continent":"string"


Proxy Type

The type of proxy for an IP Address.
The following are the values that can be returned by ProxyType and their Definitions:
Value Definition
Anonymous The IP address is a proxy and the actual IP address of the end user is not available.
Transparent The IP address is a proxy, but the originating IP address of the end user can be detected by inspecting the HTTP headers, however, this can easily be spoofed
Hosting The IP address belongs to a hosting facility or cloud provider and may be used as a proxy because an end user is not typically located in a hosting facility. These IP addresses may be rented per service agreement with the hosting facility and easily disposed.
Corporate The IP address is registered to a specific location with end users sharing a single IP address. A typical example is of end users behind a router using Network Address Translation. Each user will appear to the world as coming from the same IP address
Public The address is a known public proxy allowing multiple users to proxy their data from a location allowing public Internet access.
Edu The IP address is from a known educational institution.
AOL The IP address is an AOL proxy.
Blank Not a known proxy.


Protocol Syntax
JSON "ProxyType":"string"


Proxy Description

Additional Details for the Proxy Type returned.
Proxy Descriptions may return one of the following values:
Value
Tor-exit
Tor-relay
AOL
Cloud
DNS
VPN
Web-Browser


Protocol Syntax
JSON "ProxyDescription":"string"


Result

Returns a comma delimited list of result codes that provide more information from the service.
Protocol Syntax
JSON "Result":"string"
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