[OWASP_PHPSEC] Session Management Library : Adding location of sessions

Abbas Naderi abiusx at owasp.org
Tue Sep 10 13:17:52 UTC 2013

It isn't a mandatory session function, and make the system very slow. The better idea is to have it as a plug-able system that works asynchronously.
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On Sep 10, 2013, at 12:08 AM, Shivam Dixit <shivamd001 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi again !
> For adding location corresponding to each session, I have created following blueprint :
> 1) Creating a column LOCATION in "SESSION" table.
> 2) Choosing from one of the free APIs available for IP lookup. Some of the examples are : ipinfodb (http://ipinfodb.com/ip_location_api.php) , freegeoip (http://freegeoip.net)
> 3) In function newSession making an API call to service chosen in step 2) and fetching data in JSON format.
> 4) Extract Country, State level information from the result.
> 5) Add one more column in "Insert Into session" SQL Query.
> Is the above implementation correct? Or you have some other ideas? Which API service should we use for IP to location look up? 
> -- 
> Cheers,
> Shivam
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