One of the most effective methods to restrict the access to your website is to block the IP addresses of the people which must not be able to open it. There are numerous reasons to do that. As an example, you may want a specific individual not to be able to see your site, or you may restrict the access for a whole nation. You can even block IP addresses if you detect that there are lots of web browser requests from them, if a large number of spam comments are left in your Internet sites or if a script login page has been loaded many times. In each of these scenarios, the traffic is almost certainly fake and has been created by an automatic bot, so you can safely block any suspicious IP address, to be on the safe side. Thus, you shall also steer clear of the possibility of your web server getting overloaded by a lot of fake requests.
IP Blocking in Cloud Hosting
If you order a Linux cloud package from us, you shall be able to see detailed traffic statistics for all your Internet sites and if you notice that many of the visits to any of them aren't real, you may block the IP addresses which have generated the most traffic using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is incredibly simple - select the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type in the IP address that you want to block and save the change. All the addresses which you have blacklisted shall appear in the same section of the Control Panel, so you can always remove any of them and allow it to access your Internet site again. You'll be able to block whole IP ranges via the tool also - you just need to leave one or two octets from the address blank. For instance, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to
IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting
You'll be able to block IP addresses with ease and stop the unwanted traffic to any Internet site hosted in a semi-dedicated server account with us, because we provide a very easy-to-use tool to do that, which is part of our Hepsia hosting Control Panel. Even if you haven't dealt with this sort of problems in the past, you won't have any difficulties, since our tool has a very user-friendly interface. As soon as you go to the IP blocking section of the CP, you will find a full list of all the domains and subdomains you have added inside the Hosted Domains section. What you need to do to block an IP address is choose the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and then type the IP in the box below. The change will take effect straightaway, so you will not get any traffic from this address in the future. Removing an IP from the blocked list is just as quick.