One of the most efficient approaches to limit the access to your Internet site is to block the IP addresses of the people which must not be able to open it. There are various reasons to do that. As an example, you may want a specific person not to be able to see your Internet site, or you can limit the access for an entire state. You may also block IP addresses in case you discover that there are way too many web browser requests from them, if many spam comments are left within your sites or if a script login page has been loaded a lot of times. In each of these situations, the traffic is almost certainly 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. This way, you'll also steer clear of the possibility of your web server getting overloaded by too many fake requests.
IP Blocking in Web Hosting
If you get a web hosting service from our company, you'll be able to see in depth traffic stats for all of your Internet sites and if you notice that a considerable amount of the visits to any of them aren't legit, you could block the IP addresses that have created the most traffic using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is extremely simple - pick the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then enter the IP address you want to block and save the change. All the addresses you have blacklisted will appear inside the same section of the Control Panel, so you're able to always remove any of them and permit it to access your Internet site again. You are able to block whole IP ranges via the tool as well - you simply 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 Servers
The Hepsia hosting CP, provided with our Linux semi-dedicated hosting service, will permit you to solve the problem with unwanted traffic very quickly and easily. It comes with an IP blocking tool where you could add IP addresses with only a few clicks. All domains and subdomains you have inside the account will be listed in a drop-down menu, so you just need to pick the one you need and then input the IP address which should be blocked. If you wish to block an entire range, a C-class network for instance, you just need to input the first 3 octets of the IP and leave the last one blank. That shall block all 254 addresses, so you'll not have to type them manually. Since all the IPs which you add in this section will be listed, you can effortlessly unblock any of them by clicking the Delete button relevant to the particular IP.