One of the most reliable ways to restrict the access to your Internet site is to block the IP addresses of those that shouldn't be able to open it. There are various reasons to 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 an entire state. You could also block IP addresses if you detect that there are too many web browser requests from them, if a lot of spam comments are left in your Internet sites or if a script login page has been loaded many times. In any of these cases, the traffic is most likely fake and has been created by an automatic bot, so you may safely block any suspicious IP address, to be on the safe side. This way, you'll also prevent the chance of your server getting overloaded by too many fake requests.

IP Blocking in Shared Website Hosting

If you buy a shared website hosting plan from our company, you'll be able to see comprehensive traffic statistics for all your websites and if you notice that a lot of the visits to each of them aren't authentic, you'll be able to block the IP addresses which have generated the most traffic by using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is quite simple - pick the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then input the IP address you want to block and save the change. All the addresses which you have blacklisted will show up in the same section of the CP, so that you can always remove any one of them and permit it to access your Internet site again. You are able to block entire IP ranges via 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 1.2.3.1 to 1.2.3.255.

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers

You shall be able to block IP addresses easily and stop the undesirable traffic to any Internet site hosted in a semi-dedicated server account with us, since we provide a rather easy-to-use tool to do that, that is provided with our Hepsia hosting Control Panel. Even if you haven't addressed this type of problems in the past, you'll not have any difficulties, because our tool provides a very user-friendly interface. When you check out the IP blocking section of the CP, you'll find a full list of all the domains and subdomains that you've added within the Hosted Domains section. All you have to do to block an IP address is pick the desired domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and then type in the IP inside the box below. The change will take effect immediately, so you'll not get any traffic from this address in the future. Removing an IP from the blocked list is equally simple.