cPanel is a well-known web hosting control panel, which offers a graphical interface and automation tools. These tools are capable of simplifying the process of hosting a website. Additionally, there is also a command line and API based access, which allows web hosting organizations, developers, and third-party software vendors to automate the processes of standard system administration.
We all know that there is a need of IP address for addressing. Sometimes the need arises to restrict users who post malicious data content and have unauthorized access to your website. In this tutorial, we will show you how to block the IP address in cPanel.
Steps to Block IP address in cPanel
Login to cPanel account
First of all, you have to log in to your cPanel account using your username and password.
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Find IP Blocker
You will see an “IP Blocker” option in the security section of the menu. Click on this option. You can also use find the option to search the IP Blocker.
Add an IP to Deny
After clicking, you will be redirected to the new screen where you will see the option ‘Add an IP or Range”.
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Enter IP address
You have to enter the IP address in the text box, which you want to block and can also enter a domain name or IP range to block. Or check the previously blocked IP under the “Currently-Blocked UP Addresses” section and can remove the previously blocked IP address.
Add the IP address
Now you have to click on the Add button and the entered IP address will be blocked from visiting your website.
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By following above five steps, you can easily block any IP address from entering your website. We hope that this tutorial has given you the complete guide on how to block an IP address on cPanel.