One of the most efficient methods to limit the access to your site is to block the IP addresses of the individuals which mustn't be able to open it. There are various good reasons to do that. As an example, you may want a specific individual not to be able to see your Internet site, or you can limit the access for a whole state. You can also block IP addresses in case you detect that there are too many web browser requests from them, if many spam comments are left within your Internet sites or if a script login page has been loaded a large number of times. In each of these scenarios, the traffic is more than likely fake and has been generated by an automatic bot, so you could safely block any suspicious IP address, so as to be on the safe side. Thus, you shall also stay away from the prospect of your server getting overloaded by many fake requests.

IP Blocking in Cloud Hosting

If you get a Linux cloud hosting from us, you shall be able to see in depth traffic stats for all your Internet sites and if you notice that a considerable amount of the visits to each of them aren't legit, you can block the IP addresses that have generated the most traffic through our IP Blocking tool. The interface is quite simple - choose the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type the IP address you want to block and save the change. All of the addresses that you've blacklisted will show up inside the exact same section of the Control Panel, so that you can always remove any one of them and permit it to access your site again. You are able to block whole IP ranges through the tool too - you simply need to leave one or two octets from the address blank. For example, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from 1.2.3.1 to 1.2.3.255.

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Our semi-dedicated server accounts come with a very simple-to-use IP blocking tool, that will allow you to restrict individual IPs or even entire networks from accessing your Internet sites with no more thanseveral mouse clicks and you won't have any problems to achieve that even if this is your first website hosting account. Once you navigate to the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia CP, you will only have to choose the domain or subdomain in question from a drop-down list, then input the IP address inside a box that you will see there and you will be ready. To prohibit the access for a whole network, you will need to leave one or more octets blank. For instance, if you enter 123.123. and don't type in anything within the third and fourth positions, our web server shall deny requests from all IP addresses between 123.123.1.1 and 123.123.255.255.