Once in a while you might need to block specific third parties from accessing your sites. There are a number of automatic bots that crawl the Internet, for example, and produce fake visits and site traffic. There are spammers that leave links to questionable Internet sites as comments to site articles. Such things could considerably undermine your work, as no one likes to visit a site with many fake comments, furthermore the increased traffic from both spammers and bots could generate high load on the server where your website is hosted, that can result in the site not working correctly. One of the best solutions in such a case is to block the IPs that create the fake traffic, in order to ensure that the visits to your site are legitimate.

IP Blocking in Cloud Website Hosting

If you purchase a Linux cloud website hosting from our company, you'll be able to see comprehensive traffic statistics for all of your Internet sites and if you notice that a considerable amount of the visits to any of them are not authentic, you could block the IP addresses which have produced the most traffic through our IP Blocking tool. The interface is extremely simple - select the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type the IP address that you would like to block and save the change. All of the addresses you have blacklisted will show up in the same exact section of the Control Panel, so you're able to always remove any one of them and enable it to access your Internet site again. You could block entire IP ranges via the tool too - you just have to leave 1 or 2 octets from the address blank. For example, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

If you host your Internet sites within a semi-dedicated server account with our company and you would like to block one or a few IP addresses sooner or later, you are able to use the easy-to-use blocking tool, which we've supplied with our in-house built Hepsia hosting Control Panel. With just several clicks, you shall be able to block particular IPs or whole ranges, if required. All you shall need to do is pick any of your domains or subdomains from a drop-down menu, select if the blocking should be valid for the root folder or for a subfolder which is part of the site, and then input the IP address that you want to block. For an IP range, you just need to omit the last octet or the last 2 octets of the address based on the size of the network you want to block. All the addresses that you have restricted shall be listed within the same exact section and if you wish to whitelist any one of them, you will be able to do it with just a mouse click at any time.