One of the most effective ways to restrict the access to your website is to block the IP addresses of the individuals that shouldn't be able to open it. There are several reasons to do this. As an example, you may want a specific individual not to be able to see your Internet site, or you can limit the access for an entire country. You could also block IP addresses if you detect that there are too many browser requests from them, if many spam comments are left within your sites or if a script login page has been loaded many times. In any of these situations, the traffic is almost certainly fake and has been produced by an automatic bot, so you may safely block any suspicious IP address, in order to be on the safe side. In this way, you'll also avoid the prospect of your web server getting overloaded by a lot of fake requests.

IP Blocking in Cloud Website Hosting

If you order a cloud website hosting plan from us, you'll be able to see comprehensive traffic statistics for all your Internet sites and if you notice that many of the visits to any of them are not authentic, you are able to block the IP addresses that have created the most traffic by using 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 in the exact same section of the Control Panel, so that you can always remove any one of them and permit it to access your site again. You can block whole IP ranges using the tool also - you just need 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 Servers

You shall be able to block IP addresses without difficulty and stop the unwelcome traffic to any site hosted in a semi-dedicated server account with us, considering the fact that we offer a very easy-to-use tool to do that, that's part of our Hepsia hosting CP. Even if you have not dealt with this kind of problems in the past, you'll not have any difficulties, since our tool features a very user-friendly interface. Once you visit the IP blocking section of the Control Panel, you'll find a complete list of all the domains and subdomains which you have added inside the Hosted Domains section. All you need to do to block an IP address is pick the desired domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and enter the IP within the box below. The change shall take effect straightaway, so you'll not get any traffic from this address in the future. Taking away an IP from the blocked list is just as simple.