Occasionally you may need to block particular third parties from accessing your sites. There are a number of automatic bots that crawl the Internet, for example, and generate fake visits and site traffic. There are spammers who leave links to questionable websites as comments to blog articles. This type of things can greatly undermine your work, because nobody likes to visit a site with tons of fake comments, furthermore the increased website traffic from both spammers and bots could create high load on the server where your site is hosted, which may result in the site not working correctly. Among the most effective solutions in cases like this is to block the IPs which create the fake traffic, in order to make certain that the visits to your Internet site are real.
IP Blocking in Cloud Hosting
Our IP Blocking tool is part of the innovative Hepsia hosting Control Panel, offered with all cloud hosting accounts. It shall allow you to block addresses with a couple of mouse clicks. No coding abilities are needed, since you will use an intuitive interface - you just have to pick a domain or a subdomain from a drop-down menu and type the IP address that you'd like to be blocked. You shall be able to see all the IP addresses that you've added within the exact same section and whitelisting any of them shall take only a mouse click. If you notice your site is being flooded by various IPs, you shall be able to block a whole IP range also. This may be performed by omitting the last number of the address. For example, if you wish to block all 254 addresses from to, you only have to input 1.1.1. and leave the last spot blank .
IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Our semi-dedicated server accounts include a quite simple-to-use IP blocking tool, that'll allow you to prohibit individual IPs or even whole networks from accessing your websites with onlya few mouse clicks and you shall not have any issues to accomplish that even if that's your first hosting account. As soon as you check out the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia Control Panel, you'll just need to choose the domain or subdomain in question from a drop-down list, then type in the IP address within a box that you'll see there and you will be all set. To restrict the access for a whole network, you'll have to leave one or more octets blank. For example, if you type in 123.123. and don't enter anything in the third and fourth positions, our server shall deny requests from all IP addresses between and