cPanel 10 Tutorial: IP deny manager

How to use IP Deny Manager

The IP Deny Manager allows you to prevent an IP address, domain name, or block of IP addresses from accessing your web site. If someone is using a lot of your bandwidth, posting malicious content, or should not be allowed to access your site for another reason, you can preventing them from doing so in the IP Deny Manager.

Deny access to your site from a domain or IP

Step 1: To access the IP Deny Manager, click on the icon above the words IP Deny Manager on the main screen of your cPanel interface.

Step 2: Enter the IP address or domain name you wish to deny access to in the blank field next to IP Address or Domain: (You can enter an IP block such as 1.2.3. also to deny access to all IPs that start with 1.2.3.).

Step 3: Click on Add.

Troubleshooting Tips: Make sure you have entered the IP address or domain in the proper format when adding IPs or domains to deny. IPs should be in the following format 1.2.3.4, and domains should look like domain.com.

Allowing access to denied IP addresses

If you no longer wish to deny access to a specific IP address, you can use the IP Deny Manager to allow access to that IP address.

Step 1: To access the IP Deny Manager, click on the icon above the words IP Deny Manager on the main screen of your cPanel interface.

Step 2: Use the drop box next to Remove to select the IP that you wish to allow access to.

Step 3: Click on Remove

Troubleshooting Tips: Make sure that the IP is removed from the list below Current IP addresses being blocked or else it will still be denied access.