In case you notice a considerable increase in the traffic to your Internet site and in case after you look at the visitor stats it turns out that it comes from areas across the world or from other servers, your website is probably being attacked by an automatic bot. Such pieces of software go through random sites seeking to log in to their admin area through a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments below any sort of article where this type of an option is offered. However, this is something rather frequent nowadays, but if you know the IP addresses from which the attacks come, you can block them, so the bots will not be able to access your site in any way. Of course, you'll be able to block IPs even if you allow only people from certain countries to access your website.

IP Blocking in Cloud Hosting

If you buy a cloud plan from us, you will be able to see detailed traffic statistics for all of your sites and if you notice that a lot of the visits to any of them are not legitimate, you can block the IP addresses which have generated the most traffic using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is really simple - pick the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type in the IP address that you want to block and save the change. All of the addresses you have blacklisted will appear in the very same section of the Control Panel, so you can always remove any one of them and enable it to access your Internet site again. You are able to 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

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers

Our semi-dedicated server accounts include a really simple-to-use IP blocking tool, that'll permit you to prohibit individual IPs or even entire networks from accessing your sites with onlyseveral mouse clicks and you won't have any issues to achieve that even if that's your first web hosting account. When you visit the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia CP, you will only need to choose the domain or subdomain in question from a drop-down list, then enter the IP address inside a box that you will see there and you will be good to go. To limit the access for a whole network, you will need to leave one or more octets blank. For instance, if you input 123.123. and do not enter anything inside the third and fourth positions, our server will deny requests from all IP addresses between and