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How can I block an IP address using iptables?

To block an IP address from accessing your VPS using IP tables follow these steps:

1. Log into your VPS using an SSH client such as Putty

2. Type the following command, replacing xx.xx.xx.xx with the actual IP address you wish to block:

iptables -A INPUT -s xx.xx.xx.xx -j DROP

3. To save the iptables settings, enter the following command

iptables-save > /etc/sysconfig/iptables

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