One of the most efficient methods to restrict the access to your Internet site is to block the IP addresses of individuals that must not be able to open it. There are several reasons to do this. For instance, you may want a particular individual not to be able to see your Internet site, or you can restrict the access for an entire state. You may also block IP addresses if you detect that there are lots of web browser requests from them, if a lot of spam comments are left within your sites or if a script login page has been loaded many times. In all of these situations, the traffic is most likely fake and has been created by an automatic bot, so you can safely block any suspicious IP address, in order to be on the safe side. Thus, you shall also steer clear of the possibility of your server getting overloaded by too many fake requests.

IP Blocking in Web Hosting

If you have a web hosting account with us and you would like to block one or several IP addresses, you can use the IP Blocking tool, which is incorporated into our in-house built Hepsia CP. Through a very simple interface, you'll be able to prevent any IP from accessing your content even if you have not had a web hosting account before. All it takes to do that is to log within to your CP, to go to the IP Blocking section, to pick a certain domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and then to input the IP address. You'll not have to do anything challenging if you wish to block an entire network - you will just need to omit the last octet, so entering 1.1.1. with a blank space after the last dot shall block the full range from 1.1.1.1 to 1.1.1.255. All blocked IPs shall be listed in the exact same section, so you will be able to remove any one of them from the blacklist with a mouse click.

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers

If you host your Internet sites in a semi-dedicated server account with us and you want to block one or a number of IP addresses sooner or later, you can take advantage of the easy-to-use blocking tool, that we have provided with our in-house built Hepsia hosting Control Panel. With several clicks, you will be able to block individual IPs or whole ranges, if needed. All you shall need to do is pick any one of your domains or subdomains from a drop-down menu, decide if the blocking should be valid for the root folder or for a subfolder which is part of the Internet site, and then input the IP address you want to block. For an IP range, you just have to omit the last octet or the last 2 octets of the address in accordance with the size of the network you want to block. All the addresses which you have restricted will be listed within the very same section and if you wish to whitelist any one of them, you shall be able to do it with only a click anytime.