One of the most reliable ways to restrict the access to your Internet site is to block the IP addresses of individuals which should not be able to open it. There are numerous reasons to do that. For example, you may want a particular individual not to be able to see your website, or you could limit the access for a whole state. You can also block IP addresses in case you discover that there are way too many browser requests from them, if a large number of spam comments are left within your Internet sites or if a script login page has been loaded many times. In each of these situations, the traffic is most probably fake and has been created by an automatic bot, so you could safely block any shady IP address, to be on the safe side. This way, you will also avoid the prospect of your web server getting overloaded by many fake requests.

IP Blocking in Cloud Web Hosting

If you get a Linux cloud web hosting package from our company, you shall 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 aren't legit, you could block the IP addresses which have generated the most traffic through our IP Blocking tool. The interface is extremely simple - select the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then input the IP address that you'd like to block and save the change. All the addresses which you have blacklisted shall appear in the very same section of the Control Panel, so you're able to always remove any one of them and allow it to access your site again. You'll be able to block whole IP ranges using the tool as well - you just 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

Our semi-dedicated server accounts come with a quite simple-to-use IP blocking tool, that'll allow you to restrict individual IPs or even whole networks from accessing your websites with no more thana few clicks and you won't have any issues to do that even if that is your first web hosting account. Once you go to the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia Control Panel, you'll just have to choose the domain or subdomain you need from a drop-down list, then input the IP address in a box which you'll see there and you will be good to go. To prohibit the access for a whole network, you have to leave one or more octets blank. For instance, if you type in 123.123. and don't type in anything in the third and fourth positions, our hosting server will deny requests from all IP addresses between and