Friday, 31 May 2019

IPFinder CLI (Command Line Interface) - To Locate and Identify Website Visitors by IP Address

IPFinder CLI (Command Line Interface) - To Locate and Identify Website Visitors by IP Address

  • Supports Single IP Address, asn, ranges, firewall as Input
  • Supports Bulk
  • Exports Results to Screen or to An Output File
  • Supports IPv4 and IPv6
  • Supports ASN number , RANGES , Firewall

Getting Started

singing up for a free account at, for Free IPFinder API access token.

The free plan is limited to 4,000 requests a day, and doesn't include some of the data fields To enable all the data fields and additional request volumes see


Visit IPFinder documentation.

System Requirements


Via composer
First, download the IPfinder cli using Composer:

composer global require ipfinder-io/ip-finder-cli

Make sure to place composer's system-wide vendor bin directory in your $PATH so the IPfinder executable can be located by your system. This directory exists in different locations based on your operating system; however, some common locations include:

  • macOS: $HOME/.composer/vendor/bin
  • GNU / Linux Distributions: $HOME/.config/composer/vendor/bin
  • Windows: %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\Composer\vendor\bin

Linux Distributions / macOS

download the IPfinder cli using from github using curl

## using curl
$ curl -LO
## using wget
$ wget 
$ chmod +x ipfinder.phar
$ sudo mv ipfinder.phar /usr/bin/ipfinder
$ ipfinder -h


  1. Download IPFINDER PHAR from github
  2. Create a directory for PHP binaries; e.g., C:\bin
  3. Open a command line (e.g., press Windows+R » type cmd » ENTER)
  4. Create a wrapping batch script (results in C:\bin\ipfinder.cmd):

C:\Users\username> cd C:\bin
C:\bin> echo @php "%~dp0ipfinder.phar" %* > ipfinder.cmd
C:\bin> exit

Open a new command line and confirm that you can execute IPfinder from any path:

C:\Users\username> ipfinder --help

Download IPFinder


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