Before we explain how to manually add IP you want to blacklist, please note that, if you have the automated black list system enabled, the blacklisted IP will be removed over time. The expiration time depends on your Auto Block Expiration settings here.

Why is this?

Because automatic expiration timeout is baked right into our auto black list system.

The automatic system easily suffice to keep your site from processing unwanted and malicious requests without you having to lift a finger or review logs.

Read more about the automatic black list system here.

To manually add IP you want to blacklist, please go to Shield => Security Dashboard => IP Lists => IP Blacklist => add:

Please note that Manual IP Blocking feature is available with Shield Pro only. To find out what the extra features for Shield Pro are, read the article here.

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