One of the most efficient methods to limit the access to your site is to block the IP addresses of those which should not be able to open it. There are several reasons to do this. For instance, you may want a specific individual not to be able to see your website, or you could restrict the access for a whole state. You can even block IP addresses in case you notice that there are way too many web browser requests from them, if a large number of spam comments are left in your websites or if a script login page has been loaded many times. In each of these scenarios, the traffic is almost certainly fake and has been generated by an automatic bot, so you may safely block any shady IP address, so as to be on the safe side. This way, you will also avoid the prospect of your web server getting overloaded by too many fake requests.

IP Blocking in Web Hosting

If you purchase a web hosting from us, you will be able to see comprehensive traffic stats for all your Internet sites and if you notice that a large amount of the visits to any of them aren't legitimate, you'll be able to block the IP addresses which have produced the most traffic by using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is incredibly simple - choose the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type in the IP address that you want to block and save the change. All of the addresses you have blacklisted shall appear inside the very same section of the CP, so that you can always remove any one of them and enable it to access your site again. You can block whole IP ranges through the tool also - you just have to leave one or two octets from the address blank. For 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 without difficulty and stop the undesirable traffic to any site hosted within a semi-dedicated server account with us, because we offer you a rather easy-to-use tool to do that, that's part of our Hepsia hosting Control Panel. Even if you have never tackled this sort of matters in the past, you won't have any difficulties, considering that our tool provides a very user-friendly interface. Once you go to the IP blocking section of the Control Panel, you'll find a comprehensive list of all the domains and subdomains that you have added in the Hosted Domains section. All you need to do to block an IP address is choose the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and then enter the IP within the box below. The change will take effect straightaway, so you will not get any traffic from this address in the future. Taking away an IP from the blocked list is equally uncomplicated.