Every now and then you may need to block particular third parties from accessing your sites. There are a number of automatic bots which crawl the Internet, for instance, and create fake visits and website traffic. Additionally, there are spammers that leave links to shady websites as comments to blog articles. Such things may significantly undermine your work, simply because nobody likes to visit an Internet site with countless fake comments, furthermore the increased website traffic from both spammers and bots may generate high load on the server on which your Internet site is hosted, that can result in the site not working properly. One of the best solutions in such cases is to block the IP addresses which produce the fake traffic, in order to ensure that the visits to your website are legitimate.

IP Blocking in Hosting

Our Linux hosting provide an IP blocking tool, so if you want to restrict the access to your Internet sites, you'll be able to do this with simply a couple of clicks. The tool is part of the Hepsia hosting Control Panel, which comes with all accounts and which is quite simple to use. When you log in and navigate to the IP blocking section, you shall just have to choose a domain or a subdomain hosted inside the account and enter the IP address which needs to be blocked. Our system will allow you to block whole networks as well, so if you input 123.123.123., for example, this'll block all IP addresses between and from accessing your Internet sites. In case you want to whitelist an IP at some point, you may unblock it with simply a mouse click from the same section.

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers

Our semi-dedicated server accounts include a quite simple-to-use IP blocking tool, that will permit you to prohibit individual IPs or even entire networks from accessing your websites with simplya few clicks and you shall not have any problems to accomplish that even if that's your first website hosting account. As soon as you navigate to the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia CP, you'll only have to pick the domain or subdomain you want from a drop-down list, then type the IP address within a box which you'll see there and you will be all set. To limit the access for a whole network, you'll have to leave one or more octets blank. For instance, if you input 123.123. and don't type anything in the third and fourth positions, our server will deny requests from all IP addresses between and