If you see a considerable increase in the online traffic to your website and in case after you look at the visitor statistics it turns out that it comes from places around the world or from other web servers, your site is more than likely being attacked by an automatic bot. These pieces of software go through random websites attempting to log in to their administration area by using a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments under every article where this type of an option is available. However, that's something quite frequent in recent times, but if you know the IP addresses from which the attacks come, you can block them, so the bots won't be able to access your Internet site in any way. Needless to say, you'll be able to block IPs even if you allow only people from certain countries to access your site.

IP Blocking in Hosting

If you buy a hosting plan from us, you will be able to see comprehensive traffic stats for all your sites and if you notice that many of the visits to each of them aren't legit, you'll be able to block the IP addresses that have created the most traffic via our IP Blocking tool. The interface is really simple - choose the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type the IP address that you'd like to block and save the change. All of the addresses that you've blacklisted will show up inside the exact same section of the Control Panel, so you're able to always remove any one of them and enable it to access your site again. You can block entire IP ranges through the tool as well - you just have to leave 1 or 2 octets from the address blank. For instance, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers

Our semi-dedicated server accounts include a really simple-to-use IP blocking tool, that'll allow you to prohibit individual IPs or even entire networks from accessing your Internet sites with simplyseveral clicks and you shall not have any issues to achieve that even if that is your first website 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 type the IP address inside a box which you'll see there and you will be ready. To prohibit the access for an entire network, you need to leave one or more octets blank. For instance, if you input 123.123. and do not enter anything in the third and fourth positions, our hosting server shall deny requests from all IP addresses between and