From time to time you may need to block certain third parties from accessing your Internet sites. There are a number of automatic bots that crawl the Internet, for instance, and generate fake visits and traffic. There's also spammers that leave links to shady sites as comments to blog articles. This sort of things can drastically undermine your work, as no one likes to visit an Internet site with hundreds of fake comments, also the increased traffic from both spammers and bots could generate high load on the server where your website is hosted, which may result in the site not functioning properly. One of the best solutions in cases like this is to block the IP addresses that produce the fake traffic, so as to ensure that the visits to your Internet site are authentic.

IP Blocking in Hosting

If you have a hosting account with us and you would like to block one or several IP addresses, you can use the IP Blocking tool, that's incorporated into our in-house built Hepsia Control Panel. By using a pretty simple interface, you could stop any IP from accessing your content even if you have never had a web hosting account before. All it requires to complete this is to log in to your CP, to visit the IP Blocking section, to choose a particular domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and then to input the IP address. You won't need to do anything complicated 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 will block the full range from to All blocked IPs will be listed inside the very same section, so you'll be able to remove any of them from the blacklist with just a click.

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers

If you host your websites within a semi-dedicated server account with our company and you wish to block one or numerous IP addresses sooner or later, you may leverage the easy-to-use blocking tool, that we've supplied with our in-house built Hepsia hosting CP. With just a couple of clicks, you'll be able to block specific IPs or whole ranges, if necessary. All you will have to do is choose any of your domains or subdomains from a drop-down menu, select if the blocking should be valid for the root folder or for a subfolder which is part of the website, and then type the IP address that you'd like to block. For an IP range, you just need to omit the last octet or the last 2 octets of the address with regards to the size of the network which you want to block. All of the addresses which you have restricted shall be listed in the same section and if you wish to whitelist any one of them, you will be able to do it with only a mouse click whenever you want.