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Geolocation

Retrieve the location of any device via its public IP.

Description

Get device geolocation (city, country) by public IP.

Script Get Geolocation

  • Version 2.0.0.0 – API change. Added API key and HTTPS enabling input parameters
  • Version 1.0.0.0 – Initial release

Script Description

Retrieves the device geolocation (city, country) by public IP.

Execution context and suggested scheduling

Run the script as interactive user. The script should be executed manually.

Parameters

ID Label Description
1 API Key API key to be used for the external geolocation service
2 Enable HTTPS HTTPS enabled (true/false)
3 Maximum Delay In Seconds Maximum random delay set to avoid external API overload. Provide number of seconds

Outputs

ID Label Type Description
1 Device Location String City and country where the device is located

Further Information

The script is designed to use IPAPI geolocation API link. This is a third-party API, hence its availability does not depend on Nexthink.

Restrictions

  • Service restrictions may apply depending on the user API account type (free, business, etc.). For further information please visit this article
  • HTTPS may not be available for all the user plans (e.g. free plan)

Content

Remote Actions

Required Modules

Nexthink Act

Platforms

Windows

Compatibility

V6.14 and later
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