One of the most effective approaches to limit the access to your Internet site is to block the IP addresses of the people which mustn't be able to open it. There are several reasons why you should do that. As an example, you may want a particular individual not to be able to see your site, or you could restrict the access for an entire state. You could also block IP addresses in case you discover that there are lots of Internet browser requests from them, if a lot of spam comments are left within your Internet sites or if a script login page has been loaded numerous times. In any of these situations, the traffic is almost certainly fake and has been created by an automatic bot, so you could safely block any suspicious IP address, in order to be on the safe side. In this way, you shall also prevent the prospect of your hosting server getting overloaded by a lot of fake requests.

IP Blocking in Shared Web Hosting

If you purchase a Linux shared web hosting package from us, you will be able to see in depth traffic stats for all of your sites and if you notice that a large amount of the visits to each of them aren't legitimate, you are able to block the IP addresses which have created the most traffic through our IP Blocking tool. The interface is extremely simple - pick the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then enter the IP address that you'd like to block and save the change. All the addresses which you have blacklisted shall appear inside the very same section of the Control Panel, allowing you to always remove any one of them and allow it to access your Internet site again. You could block entire IP ranges using the tool also - you simply need to leave 1 or 2 octets from the address blank. As an example, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You shall be able to block IP addresses without difficulty and stop the undesirable traffic to any Internet site hosted inside a semi-dedicated server account with us, as we provide a very easy-to-use tool to do that, that's part of our Hepsia hosting Control Panel. Even if you have never dealt with such matters in the past, you will not have any difficulties, considering that our tool provides a very user-friendly interface. When you go to the IP blocking section of the CP, you'll find a complete list of all the domains and subdomains that you have added in the Hosted Domains section. All you have to do to block an IP address is select the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and then enter the IP inside the box below. The change shall take effect right away, so you'll not get any traffic from this address in the future. Taking away an IP from the blocked list is equally quick.