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What is the ‘Reserved IP Address Editor’?

Posted by Allura on 25 12 2018.

Introduction
One’s system configures Apache by default to respond to any request on any IP address that one can add to the server. The Reserved IP Address Editor  interface allows one to configure Apache to ignore HTTP requests on certain IP addresses and also, the system will not assign those IP addresses to new accounts.

It is to note that in order to reserve an IP address, the IP address must exist on the server from before hand. One can add IP addresses to the server with WHM’s Add a New IP Address interface (WHM >> Home >> IP Functions >> Add a New IP Address).

Add an IP Address

 	One can select the Reserved checkbox for to the IP address that one wishes to reserve.
 	Then one can click on Save.

Apache will not use the IP addresses that is selected by the user.

Restart Apache

 	One can click on Rebuild Configuration and Restart…

Introduction

One’s system configures Apache by default to respond to any request on any IP address that one can add to the server. The Reserved IP Address Editor  interface allows one to configure Apache to ignore HTTP requests on certain IP addresses and also, the system will not assign those IP addresses to new accounts.

It is to note that in order to reserve an IP address, the IP address must exist on the server from before hand. One can add IP addresses to the server with WHM’s Add a New IP Address interface (WHM >> Home >> IP Functions >> Add a New IP Address).

Add an IP Address

  • One can select the Reserved checkbox for to the IP address that one wishes to reserve.
  • Then one can click on Save.

Apache will not use the IP addresses that is selected by the user.

Restart Apache

  • One can click on Rebuild Configuration and Restart Apache in order to rebuild and restart Apache instantly.
  • One can use WHM’s HTTP Server (Apache) interface (WHM >> Home >> Restart Services >> HTTP Server (Apache)) in order to rebuild and restart Apache a bit later.

Conclusion

This feature helps the user in certain ways as reviewed in the article.