One of the most efficient approaches to limit the access to your Internet site is to block the IP addresses of the individuals which shouldn't be able to open it. There are various good reasons to do this. For example, you may want a certain person not to be able to see your site, or you may limit the access for an entire country. You can even block IP addresses in case you detect that there are way too many browser requests from them, if a huge number of spam comments are left within your websites or if a script login page has been loaded a lot of times. In each of these situations, the traffic is more than likely fake and has been generated by an automatic bot, so you may safely block any shady IP address, in order to be on the safe side. This way, you shall also prevent the chance of your server getting overloaded by way too many fake requests.

IP Blocking in Shared Hosting

If you order a Linux shared hosting from us, you will be able to see comprehensive traffic statistics for all your sites and if you notice that a large amount of the visits to any of them are not legit, you'll be able to block the IP addresses that have produced the most traffic using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is really simple - pick the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then input the IP address that you'd like to block and save the change. All the addresses which you have blacklisted will show up in the same section of the Control Panel, allowing you to always remove any of them and permit it to access your website again. You are able to block entire IP ranges via the tool also - 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

The Hepsia hosting CP, provided with our Linux semi-dedicated hosting, will permit you to solve the issue with unwanted traffic very easily. It incorporates an IP blocking tool in which you can add IP addresses with only a few mouse clicks. All domains and subdomains that you have in the account shall be listed in a drop-down menu, so you only have to select the one you need and then type in the IP address which should be blocked. If you wish to block a whole range, a C-class network for instance, you just have to enter the first three octets of the IP and leave the last one blank. This shall block all 254 addresses, so you'll not need to type them by hand. Since all the IPs that you add in this section will be listed, you could quickly unblock any of them by clicking the Delete button associated with the particular IP.