One of the most reliable ways to limit the access to your website is to block the IP addresses of the individuals which mustn't be able to open it. There are many good reasons to do that. As an illustration, you may want a particular person not to be able to see your Internet site, or you could limit the access for a whole state. You can also block IP addresses if you discover that there are too many browser requests from them, if a huge number of spam comments are left on your Internet sites or if a script login page has been loaded a lot of times. In any of these scenarios, the traffic is most likely fake and has been created by an automatic bot, so you may safely block any suspicious IP address, so as to be on the safe side. In this way, you shall also stay away from the possibility of your hosting server getting overloaded by way too many fake requests.

IP Blocking in Cloud Hosting

If you order a Linux cloud package from us, you will be able to see comprehensive traffic stats for all of your Internet sites and if you notice that many of the visits to any of them are not real, you could block the IP addresses which have generated the most traffic via our IP Blocking tool. The interface is incredibly simple - select 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 the addresses which you have blacklisted shall appear inside the exact same section of the CP, allowing you to always remove any one of them and enable it to access your website again. You can block whole IP ranges via the tool also - you simply need to leave 1 or 2 octets from the address blank. For example, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

If you host your Internet sites inside a semi-dedicated server account with our company and you need to block one or a few IP addresses at some point, you'll be able to use the easy-to-use blocking tool, which we have supplied with our in-house built Hepsia hosting Control Panel. With simply a couple of clicks, you'll be able to block particular IPs or entire ranges, if necessary. All you'll need to do is select any one of your domains or subdomains from a drop-down menu, choose if the blocking should be valid for the root folder or for a subfolder which is part of the Internet site, and then enter the IP address that you would like to block. For an IP range, you simply have to omit the last octet or the last two octets of the address in accordance with the size of the network which you want to block. All the addresses that you've restricted will be listed within the exact same section and if you wish to whitelist any one of them, you will be able to do it with simply a click at any time.