From time to time you might need to block specific third parties from accessing your Internet sites. There are a number of automatic bots which crawl the Internet, for instance, and create fake visits and site traffic. There are spammers that leave links to suspicious sites as comments to blog articles. This type of things could significantly undermine your work, since nobody likes to visit an Internet site with many hundreds of fake comments, furthermore the increased traffic from both spammers and bots can create high load on the server on which your Internet site is hosted, that can result in your site not working correctly. Among the most effective solutions in such cases is to block the IPs which produce the fake traffic, so as to make certain that the visits to your website are real.

IP Blocking in Shared Web Hosting

If you have a shared web hosting account with us and you wish to block one or several IP addresses, you may use the IP Blocking tool, which is included in our in-house built Hepsia Control Panel. By using a really simple interface, you'll be able to restrict any IP from accessing your content even if you have not had a web hosting account before. All it requires to perform this is to log inside to your Control Panel, to visit the IP Blocking section, to pick a particular domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and then to input the IP address. You simply won't need to do anything difficult if you wish to block a whole network - you will just 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'll be able to remove any of them from the blacklist with just a mouse click.

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers

Our semi-dedicated server accounts include a quite simple-to-use IP blocking tool, that will allow you to restrict individual IPs or even whole networks from accessing your Internet sites with justa few clicks and you shall not have any problems to do that even if that's your first website hosting account. When you check out the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia Control Panel, you will just have to pick the domain or subdomain you want from a drop-down list, then type the IP address within a box that you will see there and you will be ready. To prohibit the access for an entire network, you have to leave one or more octets blank. For instance, if you enter 123.123. and do not enter anything within the third and fourth positions, our web server will deny requests from all IP addresses between and