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How to use the IP Deny Manager in cPanel

This article describes how to use cPanel's IP Deny Manager to prevent specific IP addresses or domains from accessing your web site. For example, you can use this feature to block visitors who use a large amount of bandwidth.

Blocking an IP address or domain

To block an IP address or domain in the IP Deny Manager, follow these steps:

  1. In the Security section of the cPanel home screen, click IP Deny Manager.
  2. In the IP Address or Domain text box, type the IP address or domain that you want to block.
  3. Click Add.

Unblocking an IP address or domain

You can unblock an IP address or domain that you have blocked previously.

To unblock an IP address or domain in the IP Deny Manager, follow these steps:

  1. In the Security section of the cPanel home screen, click IP Deny Manager.
  2. Locate the IP address that you want to unblock, and then click the red X icon.
  3. Click Remove IP to confirm.