Occasionally you might need to block particular third parties from accessing your sites. There are a number of automatic bots that crawl the Internet, for example, and produce fake visits and site traffic. There are spammers who leave links to shady websites as comments to site articles. This type of things may drastically undermine your work, since no one likes to visit an Internet site with hundreds of fake comments, plus the increased website traffic from both spammers and bots could create high load on the server in which your website is hosted, which may result in the site not functioning properly. One of the best solutions in such cases is to block the IPs which produce the fake traffic, as a way to make certain that the visits to your site are legitimate.

IP Blocking in Cloud Hosting

If you purchase a Linux cloud hosting package from us, you'll be able to see in depth traffic statistics for all of your websites and if you notice that a lot of the visits to each of them are not legitimate, you are able to block the IP addresses which have created the most traffic using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is very simple - choose the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type the IP address you want to block and save the change. All the addresses that you have blacklisted shall appear inside the same exact section of the CP, allowing you to always remove any one of them and permit it to access your Internet site again. You are able to block whole IP ranges via the tool as well - you just need to leave one or two octets from the address blank. For example, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

The Hepsia hosting CP, offered with our Linux semi-dedicated hosting packages, will allow you to solve the challenge with unwanted traffic very easily and quickly. It features an IP blocking tool in which you can add IP addresses with only a couple of mouse clicks. All domains and subdomains which you have inside the account will be listed in a drop-down menu, so you only have to choose the one you need and then input the IP address which should be blocked. If you would like to block a whole range, a C-class network for instance, you simply need to type in the first 3 octets of the IP and leave the last one blank. That shall block all 254 addresses, so you will not have to enter them by hand. As all the IPs you add in this section will be listed, you can very easily unblock any of them by clicking the Delete button associated with the given IP.