In case you notice a big increase in the traffic to your Internet site and if after you examine the visitor statistics it turns out that it comes from locations across the world or from other servers, your website is most likely being attacked by an automatic bot. Such programs go through random sites seeking to log in to their admin area by using a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments under any article where this kind of an option is available. The fact is that, that is something relatively frequent lately, but if you know the IP addresses from which the attacks come, you'll be able to block them, so the bots will not be able to access your site in any way. Naturally, you may block IPs even if you allow only people from specific countries to access your site.

IP Blocking in Shared Web Hosting

If you buy a Linux shared web hosting from our company, you'll be able to see detailed traffic stats for all of your sites and if you notice that a large amount of the visits to any of them aren't authentic, you'll be able to block the IP addresses which have generated the most traffic using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is incredibly simple - choose the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type in the IP address you want to block and save the change. All of the addresses you have blacklisted will show up in the same exact section of the Control Panel, so that you can always remove any of them and permit it to access your site again. You'll be able to block whole IP ranges through the tool as well - you just have to leave one or two octets from the address blank. As an example, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Our semi-dedicated server accounts feature a quite simple-to-use IP blocking tool, which will enable you to restrict individual IPs or even entire networks from accessing your Internet sites with simplyseveral mouse clicks and you shall not have any troubles to do that even if this is your first hosting account. When you go to the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia Control Panel, you'll just have to pick the domain or subdomain in question from a drop-down list, then input the IP address inside a box that you will see there and you will be all set. To restrict the access for a whole network, you need to leave one or more octets blank. For example, if you type in 123.123. and do not type in anything within the third and fourth positions, our server shall deny requests from all IP addresses between and