updating geolocation DB


Currently, we are running 6.6.2 and are using the geolite2 DB to do the iplocation mapping.

I have read the following articles:

However, maxmind states that this DB is End of Life'd. There will be no additional updates after next month.

How is Splunk going to handle these lookups in the future? What method of updating will be done?

We have been debating creating a lookup table that utilizes BGP routes. Is there a best practice or built in functionality that accomplishes this already?

We looked at ASNGenerator, but this also relies on the End of Life data from maxmind.

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Maxmind is ending the old GeoLite database. Splunk uses GeoLite2, which is not going away.

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