One of the most reliable approaches to limit the access to your website is to block the IP addresses of individuals that shouldn't be able to open it. There are various good reasons to do this. For instance, you may want a particular person not to be able to see your Internet site, or you could limit the access for an entire country. You could also block IP addresses in case you detect that there are too many web browser requests from them, if a huge number of spam comments are left within your websites or if a script login page has been loaded a lot of times. In each of these scenarios, the traffic is most probably fake and has been produced by an automatic bot, so you may safely block any shady IP address, to be on the safe side. Thus, you shall also stay away from the prospect of your web server getting overloaded by a lot of fake requests.

IP Blocking in Shared Website Hosting

If you have a shared website hosting account with us and you wish to block one or a number of IP addresses, you can use the IP Blocking tool, which is included in our in-house built Hepsia CP. Through a really simple interface, you are able to restrict any IP from accessing your content even if you have never had a web hosting account before. All it takes to do this is to log inside to your Control Panel, to go to the IP Blocking section, to choose a certain domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and then to enter the IP address. You shall not have to do anything difficult if you'd like to block an entire network - you'll just have to omit the last octet, so entering 1.1.1. with a blank space after the last dot shall block the whole range from to All blocked IPs will be listed within the very same section, so you shall be able to remove any one of them from the blacklist with simply a mouse click.

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers

You shall be able to block IP addresses without difficulty and stop the undesirable traffic to any Internet site hosted within a semi-dedicated server account with us, as we offer you a rather easy-to-use tool to do that, that's included with our Hepsia hosting Control Panel. Even if you have not addressed this sort of issues in the past, you will not have any difficulties, as our tool features a very user-friendly interface. Once you navigate to the IP blocking section of the Control Panel, you will find a complete list of all the domains and subdomains that you have added in the Hosted Domains section. All you should do to block an IP address is select the desired domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and then input the IP in the box below. The change shall take effect instantly, so you'll not get any traffic from this address in the future. Removing an IP from the blocked list is just as uncomplicated.