Occasionally you may need to block specific third parties from accessing your Internet sites. There are a number of automatic bots that crawl the Internet, for instance, and generate fake visits and site traffic. There's also spammers that leave links to suspicious Internet sites as comments to site articles. Such things could drastically undermine your hard work, because no one likes to visit an Internet site with many fake comments, furthermore the increased website traffic from both spammers and bots can generate high load on the server where your Internet site is hosted, which may result in the site not working properly. Among the most effective solutions in cases like this is to block the IPs which create the fake traffic, in order to ensure that the visits to your website are real.

IP Blocking in Web Hosting

If you order a Linux web hosting from our company, you will be able to see comprehensive traffic statistics for all of your Internet sites and if you notice that a lot of the visits to each of them aren't authentic, you are able to block the IP addresses which have generated the most traffic through our IP Blocking tool. The interface is extremely simple - pick the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type the IP address that you'd like to block and save the change. All the addresses you have blacklisted will show up inside the very same section of the CP, so you can always remove any one of them and permit it to access your website again. You'll be able to block entire IP ranges through the tool also - you just need to leave one or two octets from the address blank. For example, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Our semi-dedicated server accounts feature a rather simple-to-use IP blocking tool, that'll enable you to restrict individual IPs or even entire networks from accessing your websites with simplyseveral clicks and you will not have any issues to achieve that even if that's your first website hosting account. Once you go to the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia CP, you will just have to pick the domain or subdomain you want from a drop-down list, then enter the IP address in a box that you'll see there and you will be good to go. To limit the access for an entire network, you'll have to leave one or more octets blank. For example, if you type 123.123. and don't enter anything within the third and fourth positions, our web server will deny requests from all IP addresses between and