Restricting Administrative Access

To alleviate security concerns, you may want to restrict administrative access to your control panel from specific IP addresses.

To allow administrative access to Plesk only from specific IP addresses or networks:

  1. Go to Tools & Settings > Restrict Administrative Access (in the Security group).
  2. Select the Denied from the networks that are not listed option, and click Set. When prompted to confirm the operation, click OK.
  3. Click Add Network and specify the required IP addresses. Click OK.

    To specify subnets, you can use wildcard symbols (*) and subnet masks.

Note: If you use this mode, add your own IP address to the list of networks. Otherwise, you will not be able to log in to Plesk with administrator's rights from your IP address.

To prohibit administrative access from specific IP addresses or networks:

  1. Go to Tools & Settings > Restrict Administrative Access (in the Security group).
  2. Select the Allowed, excluding the networks in the list option, and click Set. When prompted to confirm the operation, click OK.
  3. Click Add Network and specify an IP address. Click OK.

    To specify subnets, you can use wildcard symbols (*) and subnet masks.

 

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