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MaxMind Setup

MaxMind is a leading provider of IP intelligence and online fraud prevention tools.

How To Activate:

Go to Settings > Plugins > Fraud and select MaxMind from the dropdown.
Set Enable to Yes.
Enter your MaxMind Account ID and License Key.

Need a License? You can obtain one here.

Other Options:

Option Name Description
Enable Device Tracking AddonDevice tracking provides you with a better and more accurate riskScore and IP Risk Score. (more info here)
ServiceSelect the service you would like to use here. Your options are Score, Insights and Factors. You can compare the different services here.
Reject Free E-mail ServiceThis option checks if the e-mail domain used by the Client is from a free e-mail provider and if so will flag the order as fraud. (Requires Insights or Factors Service).
Reject Country MismatchEnabling this setting will reject any order where the billing address country does not match the country the IP address is registered to. (Requires Insights or Factors Service).
MaxMind Fraud Risk ScoreOrders that receive a risk score higher than the value entered here will be marked as fraudulent and prevented from completing checkout. A common default value is 20. A value between 0.01 and 99.9 can be entered. For more information go here.
MaxMind Warning E-mailThe email address where a notification will be sent when the number of remaining queries reaches your MaxMind Low Query Threshold.
MaxMind Low Query ThresholdA notification email will be sent when the number of remaining queries reaches this value.

Updated on: 07/03/2023

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