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Is it possible to block access to my website for specific country?

Are there any settings for docker to block access to my website for specific country?

Or I need to do all programming myself? Is it optimal to create a block in .htaccess?

Or which 3rd party services to use. Preferably free, of course.


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Hello there,

You can also use third-party providers like CloudFlare that provider Firewall features that allow blocking single IP addresses or whole IP ranges.

Just enter an IP address, an IP range, or a two-letter country code you wish to block. You can check more here:

https://serverpilot.io/docs/how-to-block-ips-with-cloudflare/

Hope that this helps!

Hello there,

In order to block a country, you can use the CC_DENY option which accepts 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:

CC_DENY = "AB,CD,EF"

You may find a list of ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_3166-1_alpha-2

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:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/questions/how-to-install-and-configure-config-server-firewall-csf-on-centos

Hope that this helps!

Found a solution - I had Prestashop, and just wanted to block specific country. Appeared it is native setting in Preferences→Geolocation