One of the most effective ways to restrict the access to your site is to block the IP addresses of the individuals which shouldn't be able to open it. There are many reasons why you should do this. As an example, you may want a specific person not to be able to see your Internet site, or you could limit the access for an entire state. You may also block IP addresses in case you notice that there are way too many Internet browser requests from them, if a large number of spam comments are left on your websites or if a script login page has been loaded many times. In each of these scenarios, the traffic is most probably fake and has been generated by an automatic bot, so you may safely block any questionable IP address, so as to be on the safe side. That way, you shall also avoid the possibility of your server getting overloaded by too many fake requests.

IP Blocking in Cloud Website Hosting

If you buy a Linux cloud website hosting plan from our company, you shall be able to see comprehensive traffic stats for all your Internet sites and if you notice that a lot of the visits to each of them are not legitimate, you could block the IP addresses that have produced the most traffic through our IP Blocking tool. The interface is really simple - pick the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type the IP address that you would like to block and save the change. All of the addresses you have blacklisted will appear in the same exact section of the CP, allowing you to always remove any one of them and enable it to access your site again. You'll be able to block whole IP ranges through the tool too - you just have to leave one or two octets from the address blank. As an example, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers

Our semi-dedicated server accounts come with a quite simple-to-use IP blocking tool, that'll allow you to restrict individual IPs or even whole networks from accessing your sites with justa couple of mouse clicks and you will not have any troubles to achieve that even if this is your first hosting account. Once you navigate to the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia Control Panel, you'll only need to pick the domain or subdomain in question from a drop-down list, then type in the IP address inside a box that you will see there and you will be good to go. To limit the access for a whole network, you must leave one or more octets blank. For example, if you input 123.123. and don't enter anything in the third and fourth positions, our server shall deny requests from all IP addresses between and