Every now and then you may have to block particular third parties from accessing your Internet sites. There are a lot of automatic bots that crawl the Internet, for example, and produce fake visits and website traffic. In addition, there are spammers that leave links to shady websites as comments to website articles. This type of things could considerably undermine your hard work, since nobody likes to visit an Internet site with many hundreds of fake comments, plus the increased traffic from both spammers and bots could generate high load on the server on which your website is hosted, that can result in the site not working properly. Among the most effective solutions in this case is to block the IP addresses that produce the fake traffic, as a way to ensure that the visits to your site are legitimate.

IP Blocking in Cloud Web Hosting

If you buy a cloud web hosting from our company, you will be able to see comprehensive traffic stats for all of your websites and if you notice that a considerable amount of the visits to any of them are not real, you can block the IP addresses which have created the most traffic through our IP Blocking tool. The interface is quite simple - select the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then enter the IP address that you want to block and save the change. All of the addresses you have blacklisted will show up in the very same section of the Control Panel, allowing you to always remove any of them and permit it to access your Internet site again. You are able to block entire IP ranges via the tool also - you just have 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 Servers

The Hepsia hosting Control Panel, included with our semi-dedicated servers, will enable you to solve the problem with unwanted traffic very easily and quickly. It features an IP blocking tool in which you can add IP addresses with several clicks. All domains and subdomains that you have inside the account shall be listed in a drop-down menu, so you simply have to select the one you need and then type the IP address which has to be blocked. If you wish to block a whole range, a C-class network for instance, you simply need to type the first 3 octets of the IP and leave the last one blank. That will block all 254 addresses, so you will not need to type in them manually. Considering that all the IPs you add in this section will be listed, you can easily unblock any one of them by clicking the Delete button related to the given IP.