From time to time you may need to block specific third parties from accessing your Internet sites. There are plenty of automatic bots which crawl the Internet, for example, and produce fake visits and website traffic. In addition, there are spammers that leave links to shady websites as comments to website articles. This sort of things could considerably undermine your hard work, as nobody likes to visit a website with many hundreds of fake comments, furthermore the increased website traffic from both spammers and bots can create high load on the web server on which your website is hosted, which can result in the site not working properly. Among the most effective solutions in cases like this is to block the IPs that create the fake traffic, as a way to make sure that the visits to your site are real.

IP Blocking in Cloud Hosting

Our Linux cloud hosting feature an IP blocking tool, so in case you would like to restrict the access to your websites, you will be able to do so with just a couple of mouse clicks. The tool is part of the Hepsia hosting Control Panel, which comes with all accounts and that's very easy to use. When you log in and visit the IP blocking section, you shall just need to pick a domain or a subdomain hosted inside the account and input the IP address which should be blocked. Our system will enable you to block whole networks also, so if you input 123.123.123., for instance, this'll block all IP addresses between and from accessing your sites. In case you would like to whitelist an IP at some point, you may unblock it with a click from the same section.

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers

Our semi-dedicated server accounts feature a rather simple-to-use IP blocking tool, that'll allow you to restrict individual IPs or even whole networks from accessing your sites with no more thanseveral mouse clicks and you shall not have any troubles to achieve that even if that's your first website hosting account. As soon as you visit the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia Control Panel, you will only need to select the domain or subdomain you need from a drop-down list, then input the IP address in a box that you'll see there and you will be all set. To limit the access for an entire network, you'll have to leave one or more octets blank. For instance, if you input 123.123. and do not type in anything inside the third and fourth positions, our server shall deny requests from all IP addresses between and