In case you notice a significant increase in the traffic to your Internet site and in case after you look into the visitor stats 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 pieces of software go through random sites aiming to log in to their admin area using a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments beneath any article where this sort of an option is offered. The fact is that, this is something quite common 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 website in any way. Certainly, you may block IPs even if you allow only people from particular countries to access your Internet site.

IP Blocking in Web Hosting

If you buy a Linux web hosting from our company, you will be able to see detailed traffic statistics for all your websites and if you notice that a lot of the visits to any of them are not real, you'll be able to block the IP addresses which have created the most traffic using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is really simple - choose the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type the IP address that you would like to block and save the change. All of the addresses you have blacklisted will show up in the very same section of the Control Panel, allowing you to always remove any one of them and enable it to access your Internet site again. You'll be able to block entire IP ranges via the tool too - you just need to leave one or two octets from the address blank. For example, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Our semi-dedicated server accounts include a very simple-to-use IP blocking tool, that will enable you to prohibit individual IPs or even whole networks from accessing your Internet sites with onlyseveral mouse clicks and you will not have any issues to achieve that even if this is your first hosting account. When you visit the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia Control Panel, you will only need to pick the domain or subdomain you need from a drop-down list, then enter the IP address in a box which you'll see there and you will be all set. To prohibit the access for an entire network, you need to leave one or more octets blank. For instance, if you input 123.123. and don't type anything inside the third and fourth positions, our server shall deny requests from all IP addresses between and