One of the most effective ways to restrict the access to your website is to block the IP addresses of the people which mustn't be able to open it. There are various reasons why you should do that. For example, you may want a specific individual not to be able to see your Internet site, or you may restrict the access for a whole state. You may also block IP addresses if you detect that there are lots of web browser requests from them, if many spam comments are left on your websites or if a script login page has been loaded numerous times. In each of these cases, the traffic is more than likely fake and has been produced by an automatic bot, so you could safely block any suspicious IP address, so as to be on the safe side. This way, you will also stay away from the possibility of your web server getting overloaded by a lot of fake requests.

IP Blocking in Website Hosting

If you get a website hosting from us, you'll be able to see in depth traffic stats for all of your sites and if you notice that a large amount of the visits to each of them aren't authentic, you could block the IP addresses which have created the most traffic by using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is extremely 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 the addresses you have blacklisted shall appear in the exact same section of the CP, so you're able to always remove any of them and allow it to access your website again. You'll be able to block entire IP ranges through the tool too - 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 Servers

Our semi-dedicated server accounts come with a really simple-to-use IP blocking tool, that'll allow you to restrict individual IPs or even entire networks from accessing your sites with no more thana few mouse clicks and you will not have any difficulties to accomplish that even if that is your first hosting account. When you visit the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia CP, you'll just have to select the domain or subdomain you want from a drop-down list, then input the IP address within a box which you'll see there and you will be all set. To restrict the access for an entire network, you have to leave one or more octets blank. For instance, if you type 123.123. and don't input anything inside the third and fourth positions, our hosting server will deny requests from all IP addresses between and