If you see a big increase in the traffic to your website and in case after you examine the visitor stats it turns out that it comes from areas across the globe or from other servers, your Internet site is most likely being attacked by an automatic bot. These programs go through random sites seeking to log in to their admin area through a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments beneath any sort of article where such an option is offered. The fact is that, that's something quite frequent these days, but if you know the IP addresses from which the attacks come, you'll be able to block them, so the bots shall not be able to access your website in any way. Naturally, you are able to block IPs even if you allow only people from particular countries to access your website.

IP Blocking in Website Hosting

If you purchase a Linux website hosting from us, you shall be able to see in depth traffic statistics for all of your websites and if you notice that many of the visits to each of them aren't real, you can block the IP addresses that have generated the most traffic through our IP Blocking tool. The interface is incredibly simple - pick the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then enter the IP address that you want to block and save the change. All the addresses you have blacklisted will appear in the exact same section of the Control Panel, so that you can always remove any one of them and allow it to access your Internet site again. You'll be able to block whole IP ranges through the tool also - you simply need to leave 1 or 2 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 rather simple-to-use IP blocking tool, that'll enable you to prohibit individual IPs or even whole networks from accessing your sites with simplya few mouse clicks and you shall not have any troubles to do that even if this is your first web hosting account. When you visit the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia Control Panel, you'll only have to select the domain or subdomain you want from a drop-down list, then enter the IP address in a box that you will see there and you will be good to go. To restrict the access for an entire network, you must leave one or more octets blank. For instance, if you input 123.123. and don't type in anything within the third and fourth positions, our hosting server shall deny requests from all IP addresses between and