How to block an IP address in Concrete5

Updated on Dec 10, 2015

Sometimes, there are users that you do not want accessing your website. If you are aware of the IP address used by those users, you can block access to your website for them. This will make your website not avaialble for those specific IPs.

To block an IP address in Concrete5, you need to access your website as administrator. Click on the Dashboard button on the top menu and then select the System & Settings option.

Access system settings in Concrete5

Locate the Permissions & Access section and click on the IP Blacklist option.

Access IP blacklist manager in Concrete5

Enter the IP address that you wish to ban within the Permanent IP Ban field. Make sure that you enter each new IP address on a separate line.

Ban IP address in Concrete5

Click on the Save button and the system will automatically apply the change for you.

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