One of the most reliable methods to limit the access to your website is to block the IP addresses of the people that should not be able to open it. There are numerous good reasons to do this. As an example, you may want a particular individual not to be able to see your website, or you can restrict the access for an entire country. You could also block IP addresses in case you detect that there are way too many Internet browser requests from them, if many spam comments are left within your websites or if a script login page has been loaded numerous times. In any of these situations, the traffic is most probably fake and has been produced by an automatic bot, so you can safely block any shady IP address, in order to be on the safe side. In this way, you shall also steer clear of the prospect of your hosting server getting overloaded by way too many fake requests.

IP Blocking in Shared Web Hosting

If you have a shared web hosting account with our company and you want to block one or a number of IP addresses, you could use the IP Blocking tool, which is incorporated into our in-house built Hepsia Control Panel. Using a rather simple interface, you can stop any IP from accessing your content even if you have never had a web hosting account before. All it requires to perform this is to log within to your CP, to visit the IP Blocking section, to pick a particular domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and then to type in the IP address. You'll not need to do anything challenging if you want to block a whole network - you will simply have to omit the last octet, so entering 1.1.1. with a blank space after the last dot will block the entire range from to All blocked IPs shall be listed in the exact same section, so you will be able to remove any of them from the blacklist with just a mouse click.

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

The Hepsia hosting CP, which comes with our Linux semi-dedicated services, will allow you to solve the problem with unwanted traffic very easily and quickly. It incorporates an IP blocking tool where you may add IP addresses with a few mouse clicks. All domains and subdomains which you have within the account shall be listed in a drop-down menu, so you just need to pick the one you need and then input the IP address which needs to be blocked. If you wish to block an entire range, a C-class network for example, you just have to type the first 3 octets of the IP and leave the last one blank. This will block all 254 addresses, so you shall not need to type them manually. Considering that all the IPs which you include in this section will be listed, you could quickly unblock any one of them by clicking the Delete button associated with the particular IP.