Once in a while you may need to block particular third parties from accessing your sites. There are a lot of automatic bots which crawl the Internet, for example, and produce fake visits and online traffic. Additionally, there are spammers that leave links to shady Internet sites as comments to blog articles. This kind of things could drastically undermine your projects, simply because nobody likes to visit a site with countless fake comments, also the increased traffic from both spammers and bots may create high load on the server where your site is hosted, which could result in the site not functioning properly. Among the most effective solutions in such a case is to block the IP addresses that produce the fake traffic, in order to make sure that the visits to your website are real.

IP Blocking in Cloud Website Hosting

Our Linux cloud website hosting offer an IP blocking tool, so in case you want to limit the access to your sites, you will be able to do so with just a few mouse clicks. The tool is included with the Hepsia hosting Control Panel, which comes with all accounts and that is a breeze to use. Once you log in and visit the IP blocking section, you will just need to pick a domain or a subdomain hosted in the account and input the IP address which should be blocked. Our system will permit you to block entire networks as well, so if you input 123.123.123., for example, this'll block all IP addresses between and from accessing your sites. In case you wish to whitelist an IP at some point, you can unblock it with a click from the same section.

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Our semi-dedicated server accounts come with a rather simple-to-use IP blocking tool, which will permit you to prohibit individual IPs or even whole networks from accessing your sites with no more thana few mouse clicks and you will not have any problems to do that even if this is your first hosting account. As soon as you go to the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia Control Panel, you'll only have to select the domain or subdomain you want from a drop-down list, then input the IP address in a box that you'll see there and you will be ready. To restrict the access for an entire network, you need to leave one or more octets blank. For example, if you type in 123.123. and do not type in anything inside the third and fourth positions, our web server shall deny requests from all IP addresses between and