Network by IP Address API

Introduction

This API returns detailed information about the active network a specific IP address belongs to, including Autonomous Systems (AS) that announce and serve that network.

Get Started

This API is part of the IP Geolocation API Package and is available in free and paid plans. Please visit the IP Geolocation API Package package page for limits and pricing information.

Endpoints

IPv4 only API Endpoint

Use this endpoint to force API calls routed over the IPv4 network only

GET
https://api.bigdatacloud.net/data/network-by-ip

Dual-Stack API Endpoint

This endpoint has native IPv6 support and backs the API calls routed over both IPv4 and IPv6 networks

GET
https://api-bdc.net/data/network-by-ip

Request

Parameter
ip
Type
string
Required
Yes
Description
IPv4 IP address in a string or numeric format or IPv6 IP address in a string format. If omitted, the caller’s IP address is assumed
Parameter
localityLanguage
Type
string
Required
Optional, default value: en
Description
Preferred language for locality names in ISO 639-1 format, such as 'en' for English, 'es' for Spanish etc. If the requested language is not available for a requested location, it will default to English. If no English variant is known, will provide the native, local names
Parameter
key
Type
string
Required
Yes
Description
Your API key

Responses

200
Success

Sample Query

GET
https://api-bdc.net/data/network-by-ip?ip=44.200.77.92&localityLanguage=en&key=[YOUR API KEY]

Schema

application/json
ipstring
Requested IP address in a string format
registrystring
The Regional Internet Registry (RIR), the network registered with
registryStatusstring
Registration status
registeredCountrystring
Registered Country ISO 3166-1 Alpha-2 code
registeredCountryNamestring
Registered Country name localised to the language is as defined by 'localityLanguage' request parameter
organisationstring
organisation or a segment the network is registered for
isReachableGloballyboolean
Indicates whether the network was announced on BGP and reachable globally or not
isBogonboolean
Indicates whether the IP address is excluded from public Internet use by the authorities but announced into the global routing table via BGP
bgpPrefixstring
The BGP prefix detected on the global network, announcing the network
bgpPrefixNetworkAddressstring
BGP prefix network (the first) address
bgpPrefixLastAddressstring
BGP prefix last address
totalAddressesstring
Total number of IP addresses in the Network
carriersarray
List of Autonomous Systems (AS) announcing this network on BGP
asnstring
Autonomous System Number string
asnNumericinteger
Autonomous System Number
organisationstring
Registered Organisation
namestring
Registered name
registrystring
The Regional Internet Registry (RIR) the AS is registered with
registeredCountrystring
Registered Country ISO 3166-1 Alpha-2 code
registeredCountryNamestring
Registered Country localised name. The language is as defined by the 'localityLanguage' request parameter
registrationDatestring
Registration date in 'yyyy-mm-dd' format
registrationLastChangestring
Registration modification date in 'yyyy-mm-dd' format
totalIpv4Addressesinteger
Total number of IP addresses announced by the AS
totalIpv4Prefixesinteger
Total number of ipV4 BGP prefixes announced by the AS
totalIpv4BogonPrefixesinteger
Total number of ipV4 bogon prefixes announced by the AS
totalIpv6Prefixesinteger
Total number of ipV6 BGP prefixes announced by the AS
totalIpv6BogonPrefixesinteger
Total number of ipV6 bogon prefixes announced by the AS
rankinteger
Global rank by total number of IP addresses announced
rankTextstring
Global rank by total number of IP addresses announced including total
viaCarriersarray
List of Autonomous Systems (AS) detected at the last hop before the announced parties. Capped to the most significant 5.
asnstring
Autonomous System Number string
asnNumericinteger
Autonomous System Number
organisationstring
Registered Organisation
namestring
Registered name
registrystring
The Regional Internet Registry (RIR) the AS is registered with
registeredCountrystring
Registered Country ISO 3166-1 Alpha-2 code
registeredCountryNamestring
Registered Country localised name. The language is as defined by the 'localityLanguage' request parameter
totalIpv4Addressesinteger
Total number of IP addresses announced by the AS
rankinteger
Global rank by total number of IP addresses announced
rankTextstring
Global rank by total number of IP addresses announced including total

Sample Response

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403
Access denied, or your quota limit has exceeded

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404
Found no valid entry for the request

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405
The requested IP address is not valid

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500
An error has occurred and did not complete your request. Please try again

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