One of the most efficient methods to restrict the access to your Internet site is to block the IP addresses of the individuals that should not be able to open it. There are numerous reasons why you should do this. As an illustration, you may want a particular person not to be able to see your website, or you may restrict the access for a whole country. You could also block IP addresses in case you discover that there are lots of browser requests from them, if many spam comments are left within your Internet sites or if a script login page has been loaded a large number of times. In each of these cases, the traffic is most probably fake and has been created by an automatic bot, so you can safely block any questionable IP address, in order to be on the safe side. This way, you'll also steer clear of the possibility of your hosting server getting overloaded by many fake requests.

IP Blocking in Cloud Website Hosting

If you buy a cloud website hosting from our company, you will be able to see comprehensive traffic statistics for all of your websites and if you notice that many of the visits to any of them are not legitimate, you'll be able to block the IP addresses which have created the most traffic using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is quite simple - choose the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type the IP address that you'd like to block and save the change. All of the addresses that you've blacklisted will appear in the exact same section of the Control Panel, so you're able to always remove any one of them and enable it to access your site again. You are able to block whole IP ranges via the tool as well - you just need to leave 1 or 2 octets from the address blank. As an example, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers

The Hepsia hosting Control Panel, offered with our semi-dedicated servers, will allow you to solve the matter with unwanted traffic very easily and quickly. It includes an IP blocking tool in which you can add IP addresses with several clicks. All domains and subdomains you have within the account shall be listed in a drop-down menu, so you just have to choose the one you need and then type in the IP address which has to be blocked. If you wish to block a whole range, a C-class network for instance, you just need to type the first 3 octets of the IP and leave the last one blank. This will block all 254 addresses, so you will not need to type them by hand. Since all the IPs that you add in this section shall be listed, you may effortlessly unblock any one of them by clicking the Delete button associated with the given IP.