Every now and then you may need to block certain third parties from accessing your sites. There are a lot of automatic bots which crawl the Internet, for example, and create fake visits and website traffic. There are also spammers who leave links to suspicious Internet sites as comments to blog articles. This sort of things could significantly undermine your work, simply because nobody likes to visit a website with many fake comments, also the increased traffic from both spammers and bots could generate high load on the web server in which your site is hosted, which could result in your site not working properly. Among the most effective solutions in such cases is to block the IPs that produce the fake traffic, in order to make certain that the visits to your Internet site are legitimate.

IP Blocking in Cloud Website Hosting

If you get a Linux cloud website hosting package from us, you will be able to see comprehensive traffic statistics for all of your websites and if you notice that a lot of the visits to any of them aren't legitimate, you could block the IP addresses which have created the most traffic by using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is really simple - choose the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type the IP address that you want to block and save the change. All the addresses that you have blacklisted will appear inside the very same section of the Control Panel, allowing you to always remove any one of them and enable it to access your website again. You can block entire IP ranges through the tool as well - you just need to leave one or two octets from the address blank. For instance, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Our semi-dedicated server accounts feature a really simple-to-use IP blocking tool, that will permit you to restrict individual IPs or even entire networks from accessing your sites with onlya couple of clicks and you shall not have any problems to accomplish that even if this is your first hosting account. As soon as you check out the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia Control Panel, you'll only need to select the domain or subdomain you need from a drop-down list, then input the IP address inside a box that you will see there and you will be ready. To limit the access for an entire network, you will need to leave one or more octets blank. For example, if you enter 123.123. and don't type in anything within the third and fourth positions, our web server will deny requests from all IP addresses between and