Find out more on IP blocking, what it really indicates and how and when it’s best to utilize it.
Every now and then you might need to block particular third parties from accessing your Internet sites. There are a number of automatic bots that crawl the Internet, for example, and create fake visits and website traffic. In addition, there are spammers who leave links to shady sites as comments to website articles. Such things may considerably undermine your projects, simply because no one likes to visit a website with hundreds of fake comments, also the increased traffic from both spammers and bots could generate high load on the web server in which your site is hosted, that could result in your site not working correctly. Among the most effective solutions in such cases is to block the IPs which create the fake traffic, so as to be sure that the visits to your Internet site are authentic.
IP Blocking in Cloud Hosting
Our IP Blocking tool is included with the revolutionary Hepsia hosting CP, offered with all cloud hosting
accounts. It will allow you to block addresses with just several clicks. No coding abilities are needed, as you will use an intuitive interface - you simply need to choose a domain or a subdomain from a drop-down menu and input the IP address that you want to be blocked. You'll be able to see all the IP addresses which you have added inside the very same section and whitelisting each of them shall take only a click. If you notice your website is being flooded by various IPs, you'll be able to block a whole IP range as well. This may be completed by omitting the last number of the address. For instance, if you wish to block all 254 addresses from 188.8.131.52 to 184.108.40.206, you just need to type in 1.1.1. and leave the last spot blank .
IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers
You'll be able to block IP addresses easily and stop the undesirable traffic to any website hosted inside a semi-dedicated server
account with us, considering the fact that we offer you a really easy-to-use tool to do that, that's offered with our Hepsia hosting CP. Even if you have not dealt with such issues in the past, you will not have any difficulties, because our tool provides a very user-friendly interface. As soon as you visit the IP blocking section of the CP, you'll find a complete list of all the domains and subdomains which you have added in the Hosted Domains section. All you should do to block an IP address is choose the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and enter the IP within the box below. The change shall 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 just as easy.