One of the most reliable ways to limit the access to your website is to block the IP addresses of individuals that should not be able to open it. There are many reasons to do that. For example, you may want a specific person not to be able to see your site, or you may limit the access for a whole state. You may also block IP addresses in case you notice that there are lots of Internet browser requests from them, if a lot of spam comments are left in your sites or if a script login page has been loaded many times. In all of these cases, the traffic is more than likely fake and has been produced by an automatic bot, so you could safely block any suspicious IP address, in order to be on the safe side. That way, you shall also prevent the chance of your server getting overloaded by way too many fake requests.

IP Blocking in Cloud Hosting

If you buy a Linux cloud package from us, you will be able to see detailed traffic statistics for all your sites and if you notice that a considerable amount 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 by using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is very simple - pick the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type the IP address that you want to block and save the change. All the addresses which you have blacklisted will appear in the exact same section of the CP, so you can always remove any of them and enable it to access your site again. You could block whole IP ranges using the tool also - you simply need to leave one or two 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

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