In case you notice a big increase in the online traffic to your Internet site and in case after you examine the visitor stats it turns out that it comes from places all over the world or from other servers, your site is most likely being attacked by an automatic bot. Those pieces of software go through random Internet sites aiming to log in to their administrator area using a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments below any article where this sort of an option is made available. The fact is that, this is something rather common lately, but if you know the IP addresses through which the attacks come, you'll be able to block them, so the bots will not be able to access your Internet site in any way. Naturally, you are able to block IPs even if you allow only people from certain countries to access your site.

IP Blocking in Cloud Hosting

Our IP Blocking tool is part of the innovative Hepsia hosting CP, which comes with all cloud hosting accounts. It will permit you to block addresses with only several mouse clicks. No coding abilities are needed, because you will use an intuitive interface - you need to simply pick a domain or a subdomain from a drop-down menu and enter the IP address that you want to be blocked. You'll be able to see all the IP addresses that you have added within the very same section and whitelisting any of them will take just a click. If you notice that your website is being flooded by various IPs, you'll be able to block a whole IP range too. This may be performed by omitting the last number of the address. For example, if you wish to block all 254 addresses from to, you simply need to enter 1.1.1. and leave the last spot blank .

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Our semi-dedicated server accounts come with a really simple-to-use IP blocking tool, that will allow you to restrict individual IPs or even whole networks from accessing your sites with simplyseveral clicks and you will not have any difficulties to accomplish that even if that's your first website hosting account. When you go to the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia CP, you will just have to pick the domain or subdomain you want from a drop-down list, then enter the IP address within a box which you'll see there and you will be good to go. To restrict the access for a whole network, you must leave one or more octets blank. For instance, if you input 123.123. and do not enter anything within the third and fourth positions, our server shall deny requests from all IP addresses between and