One of the most efficient methods to limit the access to your Internet site is to block the IP addresses of those which must not be able to open it. There are various reasons to do that. As an illustration, you may want a certain individual 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 notice that there are too many Internet browser requests from them, if a huge number of spam comments are left within your sites or if a script login page has been loaded a large number of times. In all of these cases, the traffic is almost certainly fake and has been generated by an automatic bot, so you can safely block any questionable IP address, in order to be on the safe side. That way, you shall also prevent the prospect of your server getting overloaded by way too many fake requests.

IP Blocking in Web Hosting

If you get a Linux web hosting package from us, you will be able to see in depth traffic statistics for all of your sites and if you notice that a lot of the visits to each of them aren't real, you'll be able to block the IP addresses that have generated the most traffic via our IP Blocking tool. The interface is extremely simple - choose the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then input the IP address you want to block and save the change. All of the addresses that you've blacklisted shall appear inside the very same section of the Control Panel, allowing you to always remove any of them and allow it to access your site again. You'll be able to block entire IP ranges via the tool too - you simply 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 Hosting

You will be able to block IP addresses effortlessly and stop the undesirable traffic to any Internet site hosted inside a semi-dedicated server account with us, because we offer a rather easy-to-use tool to do that, which is provided with our Hepsia hosting CP. Even if you have not tackled this kind of issues in the past, you shall not have any difficulties, as our tool includes a very user-friendly interface. As you navigate to the IP blocking section of the Control Panel, you will find a full list of all the domains and subdomains you have added inside the Hosted Domains section. All you should do to block an IP address is select the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and then input the IP inside the box below. The change shall take effect instantly, so you will not get any traffic from this address in the future. Taking away an IP from the blocked list is equally uncomplicated.