One of the most productive approaches to limit the access to your Internet site is to block the IP addresses of the people which shouldn't be able to open it. There are numerous reasons to do this. As an example, you may want a particular individual not to be able to see your Internet site, or you can restrict the access for an entire country. You could also block IP addresses if you notice that there are too many browser requests from them, if a large number of spam comments are left within your Internet sites or if a script login page has been loaded many times. In each of these scenarios, the traffic is more than likely fake and has been generated by an automatic bot, so you could safely block any shady IP address, so as to be on the safe side. That way, you shall also prevent the prospect of your server getting overloaded by a lot of fake requests.

IP Blocking in Cloud Website Hosting

If you order a cloud website hosting from our company, you'll be able to see detailed traffic statistics for all your sites and if you notice that a lot of the visits to any of them aren't authentic, you are able to block the IP addresses that have generated the most traffic through our IP Blocking tool. The interface is quite simple - pick the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type the IP address that you would like to block and save the change. All of the addresses you have blacklisted will show up in the same section of the CP, so you can always remove any of them and permit it to access your site again. You are able to block entire IP ranges using 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

You'll be able to block IP addresses effortlessly and stop the unwanted traffic to any website hosted in a semi-dedicated server account with us, as we offer you a rather easy-to-use tool to do that, that is our Hepsia hosting CP. Even if you have never addressed such matters in the past, you won't have any difficulties, as our tool provides a very user-friendly interface. Once you check out the IP blocking section of the Control Panel, you shall find a complete list of all the domains and subdomains you have added in the Hosted Domains section. All you have to do to block an IP address is choose the desired domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and then input the IP within the box below. The change shall take effect instantly, so you will not get any traffic from this address in the future. Taking away an IP from the blocked list is equally simple.