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Block an IP address or domain using IP Blocker – cPanel

Learn How to Block an IP address or domain using IP Blocker in cPanel. The IP Blocker interface allows you to block access to your site for one or more IP addresses or fully qualified domain names (FQDNs).


Video tutorial – Block an IP address or domain using IP Blocker – cPanel


Step-by-step tutorial – Block an IP address or domain using IP Blocker – cPanel

  1. IP Blocker

    Login to cPanel.
    Tutorial: login from the Client Area or the direct link.

    Find the Security section and click the IP Blocker link.

    Extilum cPanel - Security - IP Blocker

  2. IP Blocker

    Add an IP or Range
    On IP Blocker Page you are now able to add IP entries with following options:
    Single IP Address
    Single IP format will block a single IP address. 
    Example: 192.168.0.1
    Range
    Range format will block a specified range of IP address from accessing website.
    Example: 192.168.0.1-192.168.0.40.
    Implied Range
    Implied Range format work like Range format and it will block a specified range of IP addresses from accessing your website.
    Example: 192.168.0.1-40.
    CIDR Format
    this CIDR format will block a specific subnet of the IP address.
    Example:192.168.0.1/32
    Implied IP address
    this format implies IP address of 192…, where each represents a positive whole number. If you enter 192., the system blocks the access from any IP address that begins with 192.Example: 192.
    Domain Name
    You can enter domain name to block from accessing your website
    Please Note that cPanel IP blocker tool will resolve the Domain to its IP address.

    Click the Add button.

    Extilum cPanel - Security - IP Blocker

  3. Wait for the success message.

    Click the Go Back button.

    Extilum cPanel - Security - IP Blocker

  4. Added IP is blocked and is shown in the list Currently-Blocked IP Addresses.

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