One of the most reliable methods to restrict the access to your site is to block the IP addresses of those that should not be able to open it. There are various good reasons to do that. As an illustration, you may want a particular person not to be able to see your website, or you may restrict the access for an entire state. You can even block IP addresses in case you discover that there are too many browser requests from them, if a huge number of spam comments are left in your websites or if a script login page has been loaded many times. In any of these cases, the traffic is more than likely fake and has been produced by an automatic bot, so you could safely block any shady IP address, to be on the safe side. That way, you shall also prevent the prospect of your server getting overloaded by too many fake requests.

IP Blocking in Shared Web Hosting

Our Linux shared web hosting feature an IP blocking tool, so in case you want to limit the access to your Internet sites, it shall be able to do this with simply several mouse clicks. The tool is provided with the Hepsia hosting CP, which comes with all accounts and that's very simple to use. When you log in and visit the IP blocking section, you shall just have to select a domain or a subdomain hosted within the account and input the IP address that should be blocked. Our system will permit you to block whole networks also, so if you type 123.123.123., for example, this'll block all IP addresses between 123.123.123.1 and 123.123.123.255 from accessing your websites. If you wish to whitelist an IP at some point, you'll be able to unblock it with simply a click from the same section.

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers

You shall be able to block IP addresses easily and stop the undesirable traffic to any website hosted inside a semi-dedicated server account with our company, considering the fact that we provide a very easy-to-use tool to do that, which is provided with our Hepsia hosting CP. Even if you haven't dealt with such matters in the past, you won't have any difficulties, since our tool provides a very user-friendly interface. Once you visit the IP blocking section of the CP, you'll find a full list of all the domains and subdomains that you have added in the Hosted Domains section. What you need to do to block an IP address is select the desired domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and then type the IP within the box below. The change will take effect at once, so you'll not get any traffic from this address in the future. Removing an IP from the blocked list is just as quick.