Once in a while you might need to block certain third parties from accessing your sites. There are a lot of automatic bots which crawl the Internet, for instance, and produce fake visits and traffic. There are also spammers who leave links to shady sites as comments to website articles. This kind of things may greatly undermine your hard work, as nobody likes to visit a site with tons of fake comments, also the increased site traffic from both spammers and bots could generate high load on the web server on which your site is hosted, that could result in your site not working properly. One of the best solutions in this case is to block the IP addresses that generate the fake traffic, as a way to make certain that the visits to your site are legitimate.

IP Blocking in Cloud Web Hosting

Our cloud web hosting service come with an IP blocking tool, so if you want to limit the access to your Internet sites, it shall be able to do so with simply a couple of mouse clicks. The tool is provided with the Hepsia hosting CP, which comes with all accounts and which is very simple to use. As you log in and check out the IP blocking section, you will just have to pick a domain or a subdomain hosted inside the account and type the IP address that should be blocked. Our system allows you to block whole networks as well, so if you enter 123.123.123., for instance, this shall block all IP addresses between and from accessing your Internet sites. If you want to whitelist an IP at some point, you'll be able to unblock it with just a mouse click from the same section.

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers

Our semi-dedicated server accounts include a quite simple-to-use IP blocking tool, that will permit you to restrict individual IPs or even entire networks from accessing your sites with onlya few mouse clicks and you won't have any troubles to do that even if this is your first website hosting account. When you navigate to the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia Control Panel, you will just need to pick the domain or subdomain in question from a drop-down list, then enter the IP address inside a box which you'll see there and you will be good to go. To restrict the access for a whole network, you will need to leave one or more octets blank. For instance, if you type 123.123. and do not type in anything inside the third and fourth positions, our server will deny requests from all IP addresses between and