Occasionally you may have to block particular third parties from accessing your websites. There are a lot of automatic bots that crawl the Internet, for instance, and produce fake visits and site traffic. In addition, there are spammers who leave links to suspicious sites as comments to website articles. This type of things could drastically undermine your hard work, because nobody likes to visit a website with many fake comments, furthermore the increased website traffic from both spammers and bots may generate high load on the web server on which your website is hosted, which may result in the site not working correctly. One of the best solutions in cases like this is to block the IPs that produce the fake traffic, so as to make certain that the visits to your site are legitimate.

IP Blocking in Cloud Hosting

Our Linux cloud hosting include an IP blocking tool, so in case you would like to restrict the access to your sites, you'll be able to do this with several mouse clicks. The tool is part of the Hepsia hosting CP, which comes with all accounts and that is very simple to use. When you log in and navigate to the IP blocking section, you will just have to choose a domain or a subdomain hosted within the account and enter the IP address that needs to be blocked. Our system will permit you to block entire networks too, so if you type 123.123.123., for example, this will block all IP addresses between 123.123.123.1 and 123.123.123.255 from accessing your sites. In case you would like to whitelist an IP at some point, you may unblock it with just a click from the same section.

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers

If you host your Internet sites within a semi-dedicated server account with our company and you want to block one or numerous IP addresses eventually, you may leverage the easy-to-use blocking tool, that we've supplied with our in-house built Hepsia hosting Control Panel. With only several clicks, you'll be able to block particular IPs or entire ranges, if needed. All you shall need to do is choose any one of your domains or subdomains from a drop-down menu, choose if the blocking must be valid for the root folder or for a subfolder which is part of the website, and then type in the IP address that you would like to block. For an IP range, you simply have to omit the last octet or the last two octets of the address based on the size of the network which you want to block. All of the addresses you have restricted will be listed within the very same section and if you wish to whitelist any one of them, you will be able to do it with a click at any time.