Once in a while you might need to block specific third parties from accessing your websites. There are plenty of automatic bots that crawl the Internet, for example, and generate fake visits and site traffic. There are spammers who leave links to shady sites as comments to site articles. This kind of things can drastically undermine your hard work, because nobody likes to visit an Internet site with hundreds of fake comments, also the increased traffic from both spammers and bots may create high load on the web server where your website is hosted, which may result in the site not working properly. One of the best solutions in this case is to block the IPs which generate the fake traffic, in order to be certain that the visits to your website are authentic.

IP Blocking in Cloud Hosting

If you get a Linux cloud package from our company, you'll be able to see detailed traffic statistics for all of your Internet sites and if you notice that a lot of the visits to any of them are not authentic, you'll be able to block the IP addresses that have produced the most traffic by using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is very simple - pick the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then enter the IP address that you would like to block and save the change. All of the addresses that you've blacklisted will appear in the very same section of the CP, so that you can always remove any one of them and enable it to access your website again. You are able to block entire IP ranges using the tool too - you just need to leave one or two octets from the address blank. As an example, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to