The IP Blocker interface equips you to block access to your website for one or more IP addresses or fully qualified domain names (FQDNs).
If one enters IP addresses directly into the .htaccess file, enter them in CIDR format only.
If one wishes to deny access to an IP address or range of IP addresses, perform the following steps:
It should be noted that 10. as an implied IP address, implies 10.*.*.*, where each * represents a positive whole number. If one enters 10., the system blocks access to any IP address that begin with 10.
The IP address ranges that you enter is separated by the system, into subnets in CIDR format. Thereafter, the addresses will be added to the .htaccess file, by the system.
The interface lists blocked IP addresses and ranges in the table in CIDR format, where the following information is stated as true:
For example, if you enter the range 126.96.36.199-188.8.131.52, the Currently-Blocked IP Addresses table will show details similar to the following table:
Removal of an IP address from the list of blocked IP addresses requires the following steps: