Once in a while you may have to block specific third parties from accessing your sites. There are plenty of automatic bots which crawl the Internet, for example, and generate fake visits and online traffic. There are also spammers who leave links to shady Internet sites as comments to website articles. Such things may greatly undermine your hard work, as nobody likes to visit a site with many fake comments, also the increased site traffic from both spammers and bots could generate high load on the server in which your site is hosted, which may result in the site not working properly. One of the best solutions in cases like this is to block the IPs which produce the fake traffic, as a way to ensure that the visits to your site are authentic.

IP Blocking in Cloud Web Hosting

If you have a cloud web hosting account with our company and you want to block one or a few IP addresses, you can use the IP Blocking tool, which is included in our in-house built Hepsia Control Panel. Using a pretty simple interface, you'll be able to restrict any IP from accessing your content even if you have not had a web hosting account before. All it requires to perform that is to log in to your Control Panel, to visit the IP Blocking section, to select a certain domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and then to input the IP address. You shall not need to do anything complicated if you want to block a whole network - you will just have to omit the last octet, so entering 1.1.1. with a blank space after the last dot shall block the whole range from to All blocked IPs will be listed inside the exact same section, so you will be able to remove any one of them from the blacklist with simply a mouse click.

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Our semi-dedicated server accounts include a very simple-to-use IP blocking tool, that'll enable you to prohibit individual IPs or even whole networks from accessing your sites with justa few clicks and you won't have any issues to do that even if that's your first hosting account. Once you check out the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia Control Panel, you will only have to select the domain or subdomain you need from a drop-down list, then enter the IP address within a box that you will see there and you will be ready. To prohibit the access for an entire network, you'll have to leave one or more octets blank. For example, if you input 123.123. and do not type in anything inside the third and fourth positions, our web server will deny requests from all IP addresses between and