Occasionally you may need to block certain third parties from accessing your websites. There are a lot of automatic bots that crawl the Internet, for example, and produce fake visits and website traffic. In addition, there are spammers that leave links to shady Internet sites as comments to site articles. Such things could considerably undermine your projects, since no one likes to visit a site with many fake comments, not to mention that the increased site traffic from both spammers and bots can generate high load on the web server where your website is hosted, which can result in the site not working correctly. One of the best solutions in such a case is to block the IPs that produce the fake traffic, as a way to make certain that the visits to your Internet site are legitimate.

IP Blocking in Hosting

If you have a hosting account with our company and you want to block one or several IP addresses, you may use the IP Blocking tool, that's integrated into our in-house built Hepsia Control Panel. Using a really simple interface, you can prevent any IP from accessing your content even if you have never had a web hosting account before. All it takes to perform this is to log inside to your Control Panel, to go to the IP Blocking section, to choose a particular domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and then to type in the IP address. You'll not need to do anything difficult if you would 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 in the very same section, so you'll be able to remove any of them from the blacklist with simply a mouse click.

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Our semi-dedicated server accounts feature a really simple-to-use IP blocking tool, that'll permit you to prohibit individual IPs or even whole networks from accessing your sites with simplya couple of mouse clicks and you won't have any difficulties to achieve that even if that's your first website hosting account. Once you check out the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia CP, you will simply have to pick the domain or subdomain in question from a drop-down list, then type the IP address in a box that you will see there and you will be ready. To restrict the access for an entire network, you 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