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Get the organization name


(PECL geoip >= 0.2.0)

geoip_org_by_nameGet the organization name


string geoip_org_by_name ( string $hostname )

The geoip_org_by_name() function will return the name of the organization that an IP is assigned to.

This function is currently only available to users who have bought a commercial GeoIP Organization, ISP or AS Edition. A warning will be issued if the proper database cannot be located.



The hostname or IP address.

Return Values

Returns the organization name on success, or FALSE if the address cannot be found in the database.


Example #1 A geoip_org_by_name() example

This will print to whom the host IP is allocated.

if (
$org) {
'This host IP is allocated to: ' $org;

The above example will output:

This host IP is allocated to: ICANN c/o Internet Assigned Numbers Authority

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