Every now and then you might need to block particular third parties from accessing your websites. There are plenty of automatic bots which crawl the Internet, for instance, and generate fake visits and traffic. In addition, there are spammers that leave links to shady sites as comments to website articles. Such things may significantly undermine your work, because nobody likes to visit a website with hundreds of fake comments, furthermore the increased website traffic from both spammers and bots can create high load on the server where your site is hosted, which may result in your site not working properly. Among the most effective solutions in this case is to block the IP addresses that create the fake traffic, as a way to be sure that the visits to your website are legitimate.

IP Blocking in Cloud Web Hosting

If you have a cloud web hosting account with us and you would like to block one or a few IP addresses, you may use the IP Blocking tool, that's integrated into our in-house built Hepsia CP. By using a really simple interface, you are able to restrict any IP from accessing your content even if you have never had a web hosting account before. All it takes to perform that is to log within to your CP, to go to the IP Blocking section, to select a particular domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and then to type in the IP address. You will not need to do anything challenging if you'd like to block an entire network - you will just have to omit the last octet, so entering 1.1.1. with a blank space after the last dot shall block the whole range from to All blocked IPs will be listed within the same section, so you'll be able to remove any one of them from the blacklist with just a mouse click.

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers

If you host your Internet sites in a semi-dedicated server account with our company and you would like to block one or numerous IP addresses at some point, you'll be able to benefit from the easy-to-use blocking tool, which we have provided with our in-house built Hepsia hosting CP. With simply a couple of mouse clicks, you shall be able to block individual IPs or whole ranges, if needed. All you will need to do is select any one of your domains or subdomains from a drop-down menu, decide if the blocking needs to be valid for the root folder or for a subfolder that is part of the site, and then input the IP address you want to block. For an IP range, you only have to omit the last octet or the last two octets of the address with regards to the size of the network which you want to block. Each of the addresses you have restricted will be listed in the very same section and if you wish to whitelist any one of them, you will be able to do it with simply a click anytime.