Occasionally you may have to block specific third parties from accessing your websites. There are a number of automatic bots which crawl the Internet, for instance, and produce fake visits and site traffic. There are also spammers that leave links to shady websites as comments to site articles. This type of things can drastically undermine your projects, since no one likes to visit an Internet site with hundreds of fake comments, furthermore the increased website traffic from both spammers and bots can generate high load on the server in which your Internet site is hosted, which may result in your site not working correctly. Among the most effective solutions in cases like this is to block the IP addresses that create the fake traffic, so as to make certain that the visits to your site are authentic.

IP Blocking in Web Hosting

Our Linux web hosting services offer an IP blocking tool, so if you want to limit the access to your Internet sites, it shall be able to do this with several mouse clicks. The tool is part of the Hepsia hosting Control Panel, which comes with all accounts and which is very simple to use. As you log in and go to the IP blocking section, you shall just have to pick a domain or a subdomain hosted inside the account and type the IP address that should be blocked. Our system enables you to block entire networks as well, so if you type 123.123.123., for example, this'll block all IP addresses between and from accessing your Internet sites. If you wish to whitelist an IP at some point, you could unblock it with a click from the same section.

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Our semi-dedicated server accounts come with a very simple-to-use IP blocking tool, that'll allow you to prohibit individual IPs or even entire networks from accessing your Internet sites with justseveral mouse clicks and you shall not have any difficulties to achieve that even if that is your first hosting account. As soon as you visit the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia CP, you'll just have to pick the domain or subdomain you want from a drop-down list, then input the IP address within a box which you'll see there and you will be all set. To restrict the access for an entire network, you'll have to leave one or more octets blank. For instance, if you input 123.123. and don't type anything inside the third and fourth positions, our web server shall deny requests from all IP addresses between and