Every now and then you might need to block certain third parties from accessing your sites. There are a lot of automatic bots which crawl the Internet, for example, and produce fake visits and online traffic. There are spammers who leave links to questionable sites as comments to site articles. This sort of things can greatly undermine your work, as no one likes to visit a site with many fake comments, also the increased website traffic from both spammers and bots can create high load on the web server where your Internet site is hosted, which could result in the site not working properly. One of the best solutions in cases like this is to block the IP addresses which produce the fake traffic, so as to make certain that the visits to your website are legitimate.

IP Blocking in Cloud Web Hosting

If you order a Linux cloud web hosting from our company, you shall be able to see comprehensive traffic stats for all your Internet sites and if you notice that a lot of the visits to each of them aren't authentic, you could block the IP addresses which have generated the most traffic by using 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'd like to block and save the change. All of the addresses that you have blacklisted will show up inside the very same section of the CP, so that you can always remove any of them and permit it to access your website again. You'll be able to block entire IP ranges through the tool also - you simply need to leave one or two octets from the address blank. For instance, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

The Hepsia hosting CP, which comes with our Linux semi-dedicated hosting, will enable you to solve the issue with unwanted traffic very easily and quickly. It comes with an IP blocking tool where you could add IP addresses with only a couple of clicks. All domains and subdomains you have within the account shall be listed in a drop-down menu, so you just have to select the one you need and then type in the IP address that should be blocked. If you want to block an entire range, a C-class network for example, you simply need to type in the first 3 octets of the IP and leave the last one blank. This shall block all 254 addresses, so you shall not have to type them manually. Because all the IPs that you add in this section shall be listed, you may quickly unblock any one of them by clicking the Delete button associated with the given IP.