Why should I care?
Example: If you are responsible for testing Yelp’s city level service - you need to check the site from 10,000 different cities around the world.
How to get an IP in a specific city?
If you only use a traditional data center proxy solution for your information collecting tasks, you are limited to where these data-centers are located. Large residential networks can get you IPs in any specific city in the world.
Guidelines for getting an IP in a specific city:
- Sign up for Luminati
- Contact Luminati’s support team and ask for access to the residential IP network
- Enable the ‘city’ feature from your dashboard Once activated, install the Luminati proxy manager from GitHub. We recommend you watch this guide for a smooth start
- Browse through the specific port to one of the ‘what is my IP’ sites to check your IP