How can I block a IP address?

To block an individual IP address from accessing your Linux server, you can use the following iptables command:

iptables -A INPUT -s IPADDR -j DROP


Simply replace IPADDR with the IP you want to drop all packets from.


Block ranges of IP's


Here is an example of a range block:

iptables -A INPUT -s 192.168.0.1/24 -j DROP


This would block 192.168.0.1-255


Unblock the IP


Simply change "DROP" in the commands above to "ACCEPT".

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