One of the most effective ways to restrict the access to your Internet site is to block the IP addresses of the individuals that should not be able to open it. There are several reasons why you should do that. As an example, you may want a specific individual not to be able to see your Internet site, or you could limit the access for a whole nation. You can also block IP addresses if you notice that there are way too many browser requests from them, if a large number of spam comments are left within your websites or if a script login page has been loaded numerous times. In each of these scenarios, the traffic is almost certainly fake and has been produced by an automatic bot, so you may safely block any shady IP address, in order to be on the safe side. Thus, you will also steer clear of the chance of your web server getting overloaded by too many fake requests.

IP Blocking in Shared Hosting

If you purchase a Linux shared hosting service from us, you will be able to see in depth traffic statistics for all of your websites and if you notice that many of the visits to each of them are not real, you can block the IP addresses that have created the most traffic by using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is very simple - choose the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then input the IP address that you want to block and save the change. All the addresses which you have blacklisted will appear in the same exact section of the CP, so you can always remove any of them and permit it to access your site again. You'll be able to block entire IP ranges via the tool also - 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 Servers

If you host your sites in a semi-dedicated server account with our company and you want to block one or numerous IP addresses at some point, you are able to benefit from the easy-to-use blocking tool, which we've supplied with our in-house built Hepsia hosting CP. With just a few mouse clicks, you'll be able to block specific IPs or whole ranges, if required. All you'll need to do is choose any one of your domains or subdomains from a drop-down menu, choose if the blocking must be valid for the root folder or for a subfolder which is part of the website, and then enter the IP address that you would like to block. For an IP range, you only need to omit the last octet or the last two octets of the address depending on the size of the network which you want to block. Each of the addresses that you've restricted will be listed within the same exact section and if you wish to whitelist any one of them, you shall be able to do it with simply a mouse click anytime.