If you see a big increase in the online traffic to your Internet site and if after you examine the visitor statistics it turns out that it comes from locations across the globe or from other web servers, your Internet site is probably being attacked by an automatic bot. These programs go through random sites trying to log in to their administration area through a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments beneath any sort of article where such an option is available. Regrettably, that is something quite frequent in recent times, but if you know the IP addresses through which the attacks come, you'll be able to block them, so the bots shall not be able to access your site in any way. Certainly, you are able to block IPs even if you allow only people from specific countries to access your site.

IP Blocking in Cloud Web Hosting

If you order a cloud web hosting from our company, you shall be able to see in depth traffic stats for all your websites and if you notice that a considerable amount of the visits to each of them are not real, you can block the IP addresses which have produced the most traffic by using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is extremely simple - select the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then input the IP address that you would like to block and save the change. All of the addresses which you have blacklisted will show up in the exact same section of the Control Panel, so that you can always remove any one of them and enable it to access your website again. You'll be able to block whole IP ranges through the tool also - you just have to leave one or two octets from the address blank. For instance, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Our semi-dedicated server accounts include a rather simple-to-use IP blocking tool, that'll enable you to restrict individual IPs or even whole networks from accessing your websites with onlyseveral mouse clicks and you will not have any problems to achieve that even if this is your first website hosting account. When you navigate to the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia CP, you'll simply have to choose the domain or subdomain you need from a drop-down list, then enter the IP address within a box that you'll see there and you will be all set. To restrict the access for an entire network, you must leave one or more octets blank. For example, if you input 123.123. and don't type anything inside the third and fourth positions, our hosting server shall deny requests from all IP addresses between and