From time to time you might need to block certain third parties from accessing your Internet sites. There are plenty of automatic bots that crawl the Internet, for example, and generate fake visits and website traffic. There are spammers who leave links to shady sites as comments to blog articles. Such things could significantly undermine your hard work, since no one likes to visit a site with tons of fake comments, also the increased site traffic from both spammers and bots may generate high load on the server where your site is hosted, which can result in your site not working properly. Among the most effective solutions in cases like this is to block the IP addresses which produce the fake traffic, as a way to make certain that the visits to your Internet site are real.

IP Blocking in Hosting

If you get a Linux hosting plan from our company, you shall be able to see comprehensive traffic statistics for all your websites and if you notice that many of the visits to each of them aren't real, you'll be able to block the IP addresses that have generated the most traffic by using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is really simple - choose the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then enter the IP address that you want to block and save the change. All of the addresses that you have blacklisted shall appear in the very same section of the Control Panel, so you're able to always remove any one of them and allow it to access your website again. You can block entire IP ranges using the tool too - you just have 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 Servers

Our semi-dedicated server accounts feature a very simple-to-use IP blocking tool, that will permit you to restrict individual IPs or even entire networks from accessing your sites with onlya few mouse clicks and you shall not have any difficulties to achieve that even if this is your first website hosting account. Once you visit the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia Control Panel, you'll just have to choose the domain or subdomain you want from a drop-down list, then input the IP address inside a box which you'll see there and you will be ready. To restrict the access for an entire network, you will need to leave one or more octets blank. For instance, if you enter 123.123. and don't type in anything inside the third and fourth positions, our hosting server will deny requests from all IP addresses between and