Occasionally you may need to block specific third parties from accessing your Internet sites. There are a lot of automatic bots that crawl the Internet, for instance, and produce fake visits and website traffic. There are spammers who leave links to shady Internet sites as comments to website articles. This sort of things could considerably undermine your projects, as nobody likes to visit an Internet site with countless fake comments, furthermore the increased website traffic from both spammers and bots may create high load on the server on which your Internet site is hosted, which could result in the site not functioning properly. Among the most effective solutions in this case is to block the IP addresses which generate the fake traffic, as a way to be certain that the visits to your website are real.

IP Blocking in Cloud Hosting

Our Linux cloud hosting come with an IP blocking tool, so in case you want to restrict the access to your Internet sites, it shall be able to do this with just a few clicks. The tool is part of the Hepsia hosting CP, which comes with all accounts and that's very simple to use. When you log in and navigate to the IP blocking section, you'll just need to choose a domain or a subdomain hosted inside the account and enter the IP address which needs to be blocked. Our system will enable you to block entire networks also, so if you input 123.123.123., for instance, this will block all IP addresses between 123.123.123.1 and 123.123.123.255 from accessing your Internet sites. In case you would like 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

The Hepsia hosting CP, which comes with our semi-dedicated servers, will allow you to solve the issue with unwanted traffic very efficiently. It features an IP blocking tool where you can add IP addresses with several mouse clicks. All domains and subdomains you have inside the account will be listed in a drop-down menu, so you just need to choose the one you need and then type in the IP address that has to be blocked. If you want to block an entire range, a C-class network for instance, you simply need to input the first three octets of the IP and leave the last one blank. That shall block all 254 addresses, so you'll not need to enter them by hand. Because all the IPs that you add in this section will be listed, you could effortlessly unblock any one of them by clicking the Delete button associated with the given IP.