In some cases, IT managers need to block IP addresses to protect their Internet servers. There are many choices for Linux and Unix users, such as iptables. But for Windows users, Anti DDoS Guardian is the best easy-to-use IP blocking tool for banning both single IP address and IP range.
It is convenient for Anti DDoS Guardian users to add new IP addresses to IP block list. The users can open the IP list dialog and add IP addresses which they want to block. Anti DDoS Guardian supports two modes of blocking, which are 'blocking mode' and 'allowing mode'. With 'blocking mode', the IP blocker program bans all IP addresses those included in the IP list. With 'allowing mode', only network packets come from the IP list are allowed to pass though. Furthermore, this IP blocking software does a good job to block IP address ranges, such as IP address range which is from 126.96.36.199 to 188.8.131.52. Anti DDoS Guardian displays network traffic in real-time and users can right click each network traffic and then block it.
For website masters, Anti DDoS Guardian bans country IP addresses with Apache's .htaccess files. As an easy-to-use IP blocking program, Anti DDoS Guardian updates it's IP list file automatically.
Being a professional IP blocking tool, Anti DDoS Guardian shows more powerful functions for banning IP purpose. Take running as a Windows service feature for example, it can be successfully used on Windows website server machines to protect Internet servers. All the functions provided by Anti DDoS Guardian make it easy to block IP addresses on Windows.