One of the most effective approaches to restrict the access to your Internet site is to block the IP addresses of the individuals which should not be able to open it. There are several good reasons to do that. For example, you may want a specific person not to be able to see your website, or you could limit the access for an entire nation. You can even block IP addresses if you notice that there are way too many browser requests from them, if a huge number of spam comments are left in your sites or if a script login page has been loaded a lot of times. In any of these cases, the traffic is most likely fake and has been produced by an automatic bot, so you may safely block any shady IP address, so as to be on the safe side. This way, you shall also prevent the possibility of your server getting overloaded by too many fake requests.

IP Blocking in Cloud Web Hosting

If you order a Linux cloud web hosting package from our company, you will be able to see detailed traffic statistics for all your websites and if you notice that a lot of the visits to each of them are not authentic, you are able to block the IP addresses which have created the most traffic by using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is incredibly simple - pick the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type the IP address you want to block and save the change. All of the addresses that you have blacklisted will appear in the same section of the Control Panel, allowing you to always remove any of them and permit it to access your site again. You'll be able to block whole IP ranges using the tool as well - you just have to leave 1 or 2 octets from the address blank. As an example, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Our semi-dedicated server accounts include a very simple-to-use IP blocking tool, which will permit you to restrict individual IPs or even whole networks from accessing your sites with no more thanseveral clicks and you shall not have any problems to accomplish that even if that is your first web hosting account. When you go to the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia Control Panel, you'll just have to pick the domain or subdomain you want from a drop-down list, then input the IP address in a box which you'll see there and you will be all set. To prohibit the access for an entire network, you'll have to leave one or more octets blank. For example, if you input 123.123. and don't enter anything within the third and fourth positions, our web server will deny requests from all IP addresses between and