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How to Block Country Traffic in DirectAdmin?

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Screening your audience to avoid any conflicts or complications becomes necessary to maintain a perfectly working website. As a DirectAdmin user, you can block the web traffic of a country on your hosting.

To Block Country Traffic

1. Log in to your DirectAdmin account.

2. Edit the .htaccess file via the File Manager tool.

Refer this article to know How to Create/Edit .htaccess File via DirectAdmin?

3. Enter this line at the end of the file:

The given line has used the US, which is the country code for the United States of America. It will block all the web traffic from the country if you enter its country code here.

You can refer to this link ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 to find the country codes you are looking for.

4. Click Save.

With it, the country traffic you choose to block will be screened by DirectAdmin. It means the server will reject any access request from the country you blocked.

Prasad Khartadkar
Prasad is a business grad specialized in Marketing. He has garnered experience as a technical content writer and a digital marketer that he brings out in his work. He likes reading classics and travel in his free time.