One of the most productive approaches 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 several reasons why you should do that. For example, you may want a certain individual not to be able to see your site, or you can restrict the access for a whole country. 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 many times. In all of these cases, the traffic is almost certainly fake and has been created by an automatic bot, so you may safely block any questionable IP address, to be on the safe side. That way, you shall also avoid the possibility of your web server getting overloaded by a lot of fake requests.
IP Blocking in Hosting
If you get a Linux hosting service from our company, you'll be able to see comprehensive traffic statistics for all your websites and if you notice that many of the visits to any of them aren't real, you can block the IP addresses which have produced the most traffic by using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is really simple - select the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then input the IP address you want to block and save the change. All the addresses which you have blacklisted shall appear inside the exact same section of the Control Panel, so that you can always remove any of them and permit it to access your Internet site again. You are able to block entire IP ranges using the tool as well - you just need to leave one or two octets from the address blank. For example, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to
IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers
You will be able to block IP addresses effortlessly and stop the unwelcome traffic to any site hosted inside a semi-dedicated server account with us, considering the fact that we provide a very easy-to-use tool to do that, that's included with our Hepsia hosting CP. Even if you haven't addressed such matters in the past, you will not have any difficulties, as our tool provides a very user-friendly interface. Once you navigate to the IP blocking section of the CP, you will find a complete list of all the domains and subdomains that you've added within the Hosted Domains section. All you need to do to block an IP address is pick the desired domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and then type in the IP in the box below. The change will take effect straightaway, so you'll not get any traffic from this address in the future. Taking away an IP from the blocked list is equally simple.