One of the most productive methods to restrict the access to your Internet site is to block the IP addresses of those that should not be able to open it. There are many reasons to do this. As an illustration, you may want a particular person not to be able to see your Internet site, or you can limit the access for an entire country. You could also block IP addresses in case you discover that there are too many web browser requests from them, if a huge number of spam comments are left on your Internet sites or if a script login page has been loaded a large number of times. In each of these situations, the traffic is most probably fake and has been produced by an automatic bot, so you could safely block any shady IP address, to be on the safe side. This way, you will also steer clear of the possibility of your server getting overloaded by many fake requests.

IP Blocking in Shared Hosting

Our shared hosting plans come with an IP blocking tool, so if you would like to restrict the access to your websites, you'll be able to do so with simply a few clicks. The tool is provided with the Hepsia hosting CP, which comes with all accounts and which is a breeze to use. Once you log in and check out the IP blocking section, you will just need to select a domain or a subdomain hosted inside the account and enter the IP address which needs to be blocked. Our system will permit you to block entire networks as well, so if you enter 123.123.123., for example, this'll block all IP addresses between and from accessing your sites. If you wish to whitelist an IP at some point, you can unblock it with simply a click from the same section.

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers

The Hepsia hosting Control Panel, included with our semi-dedicated plans, will enable you to solve the matter with unwanted traffic very efficiently. It incorporates an IP blocking tool where you could add IP addresses with just a couple of mouse clicks. All domains and subdomains you have within the account will be listed in a drop-down menu, so you simply have to pick the one you need and then input the IP address that should be blocked. If you want to block a whole range, a C-class network for example, you simply need to enter the first 3 octets of the IP and leave the last one blank. This shall block all 254 addresses, so you will not have to input them by hand. Since all the IPs you include in this section shall be listed, you could very easily unblock any of them by clicking the Delete button associated with the particular IP.