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How to unblock an IP from CSF/Cpanel (VPS/Cloud)

There are two alternatives to unblock an IP via the interface or via SSH.


To unblock an IP from the CSF in the WHM panel, please follow the steps below:

1. Login to WHM with 'root'.



2. Under Plugins choose ConfigServer Security & Firewall.



3. From csf - Quick Actions, write the IP under the Quick Unblock function.



4. For more details on the exact reason for the block, you can search the IP under Server Infromation > Search System Logs. Write the IP in the Text: bar and click Search.










To unblock an IP from the CSF from SSH, please follow the steps below:

1. Login via SSH.

2. To check if the IP is blocked by CSF, please execute the following command:

csf -g IP_address

Note: IP_address being the specific IP you wish to check.

3. If the IP is denied and you wish to remove it, please execute the following command:

csf -dr IP_address

4. To complete the process, you will need to restart CSF for the changes to take effect:

csf -r

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