Occasionally you might need to block certain third parties from accessing your Internet sites. There are a number of automatic bots which crawl the Internet, for example, and produce fake visits and website traffic. There are also spammers that leave links to shady Internet sites as comments to site articles. This sort of things could greatly undermine your work, because no one likes to visit a site with tons of fake comments, furthermore the increased traffic from both spammers and bots may generate high load on the server on which your site is hosted, which could result in your site not working correctly. Among the most effective solutions in cases like this is to block the IPs that generate the fake traffic, so as to make sure that the visits to your site are legitimate.

IP Blocking in Cloud Hosting

If you purchase a cloud hosting plan from our company, you shall be able to see detailed traffic stats for all your sites and if you notice that many of the visits to any of them aren't legit, you could block the IP addresses that have produced the most traffic by using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is very simple - pick the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then input the IP address that you'd like to block and save the change. All the addresses which you have blacklisted shall appear inside the very same section of the CP, so you're able to always remove any one of them and permit it to access your Internet site again. You are able to block whole IP ranges using the tool too - you just have 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 Servers

The Hepsia hosting CP, included with our semi-dedicated plans, will permit you to solve the problem with unwanted traffic very easily and quickly. It comes with an IP blocking tool where you could add IP addresses with a few clicks. All domains and subdomains that you have inside the account will be listed in a drop-down menu, so you only need to choose the one you need and then type in the IP address which has to be blocked. If you want to block an entire range, a C-class network for instance, you just need to enter the first 3 octets of the IP and leave the last one blank. This shall block all 254 addresses, so you'll not have to enter them by hand. Since all the IPs that you add in this section shall be listed, you can effortlessly unblock any of them by clicking the Delete button relevant to the given IP.