How can I restrict the access to my Droplet only for a Specific Country?

I would like to block access to my droplet from other countries. I would like to grant permission to access my drop from only a few specific countries.

How to configure this?

I am looking for a detailed answer as I am new here on DigitalOcean.


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Hello, @sadhin

You can do this using CSF (ConfigServer Firewal) as well. In order to block a country you can use the CC_DENY option which accept two-letter country codes such as US, GB and etc.

In order to list more than one country you just need to separate them using comas:


You may find a list of ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 codes at

If you’re not familiar with CSF or you want to install it on CentOS or Ubuntu droplet check out this mini tutorial:

For CentOS:

and for Ubuntu:

Hope this helps!

Use cloud flare for your dns. Then it’s easy.

Else- google max mind ip country list. This way will take time to setup and maintain