If you see a large increase in the online traffic to your site and in case after you look into the visitor stats it turns out that it comes from countries all over the world or from other servers, your site is probably being attacked by an automatic bot. Such programs go through random websites trying to log in to their administration area using a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments below any sort of article where this type of an option is made available. Regrettably, that is something quite common nowadays, but if you know the IP addresses through which the attacks come, you can block them, so the bots will be unable to access your website in any way. Of course, you are able to block IPs even if you allow only people from certain countries to access your site.

IP Blocking in Cloud Web Hosting

If you get a Linux cloud web hosting from us, you'll be able to see detailed traffic stats for all your websites and if you notice that a large amount of the visits to any of them aren't legitimate, you could block the IP addresses that have generated the most traffic using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is quite simple - choose the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type the IP address that you'd like to block and save the change. All of the addresses which you have blacklisted will appear inside the very same section of the CP, so you can always remove any of them and permit it to access your Internet site again. You'll be able to block entire 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 Hosting

Our semi-dedicated server accounts include a rather simple-to-use IP blocking tool, that'll allow you to prohibit individual IPs or even entire networks from accessing your websites with onlya couple of clicks and you shall not have any issues to do that even if that's your first web hosting account. As soon as you go to the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia Control Panel, you'll just have to select the domain or subdomain in question from a drop-down list, then type in the IP address inside a box that you will see there and you will be good to go. To limit the access for an entire network, you will need to leave one or more octets blank. For instance, if you type 123.123. and do not type in anything within the third and fourth positions, our web server will deny requests from all IP addresses between and