From time to time you might need to block particular third parties from accessing your sites. There are a number of automatic bots which crawl the Internet, for example, and create fake visits and traffic. There's also spammers who leave links to questionable Internet sites as comments to site articles. This kind of things may significantly undermine your projects, since no one likes to visit a website with many hundreds of fake comments, not to mention that the increased site traffic from both spammers and bots can generate high load on the server where your website is hosted, which can result in the site not functioning properly. One of the best solutions in such cases is to block the IPs that generate the fake traffic, so as to make certain that the visits to your website are legitimate.

IP Blocking in Cloud Hosting

If you buy a Linux cloud package from our company, you shall be able to see comprehensive traffic statistics for all of your sites and if you notice that a lot of the visits to any of them aren't real, you are able to block the IP addresses that have generated the most traffic via our IP Blocking tool. The interface is quite 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 will appear inside the very same section of the Control Panel, so that you can always remove any one of them and allow it to access your Internet site again. You could block whole IP ranges through the tool too - you just 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 unwanted traffic to any Internet site hosted in a semi-dedicated server account with us, considering the fact that we provide a rather easy-to-use tool to do that, which is part of our Hepsia hosting Control Panel. Even if you have never addressed such matters in the past, you will not have any difficulties, since our tool has a very user-friendly interface. Once you go to the IP blocking section of the CP, you shall find a full list of all the domains and subdomains which 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 input the IP in the box below. The change shall take effect straightaway, so you will not get any traffic from this address in the future. Removing an IP from the blocked list is equally easy.