One of the most efficient methods to limit the access to your website is to block the IP addresses of individuals that mustn't be able to open it. There are many good reasons to do this. For instance, you may want a specific individual not to be able to see your website, or you may restrict the access for a whole nation. You could also block IP addresses in case you discover that there are way too many browser requests from them, if many spam comments are left in your Internet sites or if a script login page has been loaded numerous times. In all 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, in order to be on the safe side. That way, you shall also prevent the prospect of your server getting overloaded by way too many fake requests.

IP Blocking in Shared Website Hosting

Our IP Blocking tool is included with the advanced Hepsia hosting Control Panel, offered with all shared website hosting accounts. It will enable you to block addresses with simply a few clicks. No coding skills are necessary, as you shall use an intuitive interface - you just need to choose a domain or a subdomain from a drop-down menu and type the IP address that you'd like to be blocked. You will be able to see all the IP addresses that you have added within the exact same section and whitelisting any of them will take only a mouse click. If you notice that your Internet site is being flooded by different IPs, you shall be able to block an entire IP range as well. This can be performed by omitting the last number of the address. For example, if you want to block all 254 addresses from to, you just have to type in 1.1.1. and leave the last spot blank .

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Our semi-dedicated server accounts feature a very simple-to-use IP blocking tool, that'll permit you to restrict individual IPs or even entire networks from accessing your sites with onlya few mouse clicks and you will not have any issues to do that even if this is your first hosting account. When you navigate to the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia Control Panel, you will only need to select the domain or subdomain in question from a drop-down list, then input the IP address in a box that you'll see there and you will be good to go. To limit the access for an entire network, you must leave one or more octets blank. For instance, if you enter 123.123. and don't type anything within the third and fourth positions, our hosting server shall deny requests from all IP addresses between and