One of the most effective methods to restrict the access to your Internet site is to block the IP addresses of the individuals that shouldn't be able to open it. There are several reasons why you should do this. As an illustration, you may want a particular individual not to be able to see your site, or you may limit the access for a whole country. You could also block IP addresses in case you discover that there are too many browser requests from them, if a large number of spam comments are left on your websites or if a script login page has been loaded a large number of times. In any of these situations, the traffic is almost certainly fake and has been created 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 avoid 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 plan from our company, you will be able to see detailed traffic statistics for all your sites and if you notice that a large amount of the visits to each of them aren't authentic, you'll be able to block the IP addresses that have produced the most traffic using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is quite simple - pick the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then enter the IP address that you would like to block and save the change. All of the addresses that you have blacklisted will show up in the same exact section of the CP, so you're able to always remove any of them and allow it to access your site again. You could block whole IP ranges using the tool as well - you simply 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 Servers

The Hepsia hosting CP, which comes with our semi-dedicated hosting plans, will allow you to solve the issue with unwanted traffic very quickly and easily. It includes an IP blocking tool in which you could add IP addresses with only several clicks. All domains and subdomains you have inside the account will be listed in a drop-down menu, so you just have to pick the one you need and then type the IP address which should be blocked. If you wish to block an entire range, a C-class network for example, you just need to input the first 3 octets of the IP and leave the last one blank. That shall block all 254 addresses, so you will not need to enter them manually. Since all the IPs you include in this section will be listed, you may very easily unblock any one of them by clicking the Delete button associated with the particular IP.