From time to time you might need to block specific third parties from accessing your websites. There are plenty of automatic bots that crawl the Internet, for instance, and produce fake visits and online traffic. There are spammers that leave links to questionable Internet sites as comments to blog articles. Such things could considerably undermine your hard work, because nobody likes to visit a website with hundreds of fake comments, also the increased site traffic from both spammers and bots can generate high load on the server where your Internet site is hosted, that could result in your site not working properly. One of the best solutions in such a case is to block the IP addresses which produce the fake traffic, so as to be certain that the visits to your website are legitimate.
IP Blocking in Hosting
Our IP Blocking tool is part of the advanced Hepsia hosting CP, provided with all hosting accounts. It will permit you to block addresses with simply a few mouse clicks. No coding abilities are required, because you shall use an intuitive interface - you just need to choose a domain or a subdomain from a drop-down menu and type the IP address you want to be blocked. You'll be able to see all the IP addresses you have added within the very same section and whitelisting any of them will take simply a mouse click. If you notice that your website is being flooded by various IPs, you shall be able to block a whole IP range also. This can be completed by omitting the last number of the address. For instance, if you want to block all 254 addresses from to, you just have to input 1.1.1. and leave the last spot blank .
IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers
Our semi-dedicated server accounts feature a very simple-to-use IP blocking tool, that'll permit you to restrict individual IPs or even entire networks from accessing your Internet sites with onlya couple of mouse clicks and you will not have any problems to accomplish that even if this is your first hosting account. When you go to the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia Control Panel, you'll just need to select the domain or subdomain you need from a drop-down list, then type in the IP address inside a box that you will see there and you will be good to go. To limit the access for an entire network, you will need to leave one or more octets blank. For example, if you type 123.123. and do not type in anything within the third and fourth positions, our hosting server will deny requests from all IP addresses between and