One of the most efficient methods to restrict the access to your website is to block the IP addresses of the people which mustn't be able to open it. There are numerous reasons why you should do that. As an illustration, you may want a certain person not to be able to see your Internet site, or you could limit the access for a whole nation. You can even block IP addresses in case you detect that there are way too many Internet browser requests from them, if a huge number of spam comments are left on your websites or if a script login page has been loaded numerous times. In any of these scenarios, the traffic is most probably fake and has been created by an automatic bot, so you can safely block any shady IP address, to be on the safe side. That way, you shall also steer clear of the possibility of your web server getting overloaded by a lot of fake requests.

IP Blocking in Cloud Web Hosting

If you get a cloud web hosting from us, you'll be able to see in depth traffic statistics for all of your websites and if you notice that a large amount of the visits to each of them are not real, you'll be able to block the IP addresses which have generated the most traffic by using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is extremely simple - pick the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type in the IP address you want to block and save the change. All of the addresses that you've blacklisted will appear in the very same section of the CP, allowing you to always remove any of them and allow it to access your site again. You'll be able to block entire IP ranges through the tool also - you just have to leave 1 or 2 octets from the address blank. For instance, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers

The Hepsia hosting Control Panel, which comes with our semi-dedicated servers, will enable you to solve the issue with unwanted traffic very quickly and easily. It features an IP blocking tool in which you can add IP addresses with only a few mouse clicks. All domains and subdomains which you have within the account will be listed in a drop-down menu, so you just need to select the one you need and then enter the IP address that should be blocked. If you wish to block an entire range, a C-class network for example, you just need to type the first 3 octets of the IP and leave the last one blank. That will block all 254 addresses, so you shall not have to input them by hand. Considering that all the IPs which you add in this section will be listed, you can very easily unblock any of them by clicking the Delete button related to the particular IP.