Once in a while you might need to block specific third parties from accessing your Internet sites. There are a lot of automatic bots that crawl the Internet, for instance, and create fake visits and traffic. In addition, there are spammers who leave links to suspicious Internet sites as comments to website articles. This type of things could considerably undermine your projects, because nobody likes to visit an Internet site with hundreds of fake comments, plus the increased traffic from both spammers and bots can generate high load on the server where your website is hosted, which may result in the site not working correctly. Among the most effective solutions in this case is to block the IPs that generate the fake traffic, in order to make sure that the visits to your website are real.

IP Blocking in Cloud Website Hosting

If you purchase a Linux cloud website hosting from us, you shall be able to see comprehensive traffic statistics for all of your websites and if you notice that a large amount of the visits to any of them aren't authentic, you can block the IP addresses that have generated the most traffic by using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is quite simple - pick the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then enter the IP address that you'd like to block and save the change. All of the addresses which you have blacklisted will appear in the exact same section of the Control Panel, so you can always remove any of them and permit it to access your Internet site again. You can block whole IP ranges through the tool also - you simply need to leave 1 or 2 octets from the address blank. For example, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to