One of the most efficient approaches to restrict the access to your site is to block the IP addresses of those which mustn't be able to open it. There are various good reasons to do this. As an example, you may want a certain individual not to be able to see your Internet site, or you can restrict the access for an entire state. You can even block IP addresses in case you notice that there are lots of browser requests from them, if a huge number of spam comments are left on your sites or if a script login page has been loaded a lot of times. In all of these scenarios, the traffic is most likely fake and has been created by an automatic bot, so you could safely block any shady IP address, in order to be on the safe side. Thus, you shall also avoid the chance of your hosting server getting overloaded by many fake requests.

IP Blocking in Hosting

If you have a hosting account with our company and you would like to block one or a number of IP addresses, you can use the IP Blocking tool, that's included in our in-house built Hepsia CP. Through a very simple interface, you can prevent any IP from accessing your content even if you have never had a web hosting account before. All it takes to perform this is to log inside to your CP, to visit the IP Blocking section, to select a certain domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and then to enter the IP address. You won't have to do anything complex if you'd like to block an entire network - you'll just need to omit the last octet, so entering 1.1.1. with a blank space after the last dot shall block the whole range from to All blocked IPs shall be listed inside the same exact section, so you'll be able to remove any one of them from the blacklist with only a click.

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You will be able to block IP addresses easily and stop the undesirable traffic to any site hosted within a semi-dedicated server account with us, since we offer a really easy-to-use tool to do that, that's included with our Hepsia hosting Control Panel. Even if you have never dealt with such problems in the past, you'll not have any difficulties, since our tool has a very user-friendly interface. As soon as you navigate to the IP blocking section of the CP, you'll find a comprehensive list of all the domains and subdomains that you have added inside the Hosted Domains section. All you should do to block an IP address is pick the desired domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and enter the IP inside the box below. The change shall take effect immediately, so you will not get any traffic from this address in the future. Removing an IP from the blocked list is equally simple.