If you notice a major increase in the online traffic to your Internet site and in case after you look at the visitor stats it turns out that it comes from places all over the world or from other web servers, your website is most likely being attacked by an automatic bot. Such programs go through random sites attempting to log in to their administration area using a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments under any sort of article where this kind of an option is available. Regrettably, that is something quite 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 Internet site in any way. Certainly, you are able to block IPs even if you allow only people from certain countries to access your website.

IP Blocking in Cloud Hosting

Our Linux cloud packages feature an IP blocking tool, so if you would like to restrict the access to your Internet sites, it shall be able to do this with only several mouse clicks. The tool is included with the Hepsia hosting Control Panel, which comes with all accounts and that's quite simple to use. As soon as you log in and navigate to the IP blocking section, you will just need to select a domain or a subdomain hosted within the account and type in the IP address which should be blocked. Our system will permit you to block whole networks also, so if you type 123.123.123., for instance, this will block all IP addresses between and from accessing your Internet sites. If you would like to whitelist an IP at some point, you can unblock it with just a mouse click from the same section.

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Our semi-dedicated server accounts include a quite simple-to-use IP blocking tool, which will enable you to prohibit individual IPs or even whole networks from accessing your Internet sites with justseveral mouse clicks and you shall not have any difficulties to accomplish that even if that is your first hosting account. Once you navigate to the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia CP, you will just need to pick the domain or subdomain you need from a drop-down list, then type the IP address within a box which you'll see there and you will be good to go. To prohibit the access for an entire network, you have to leave one or more octets blank. For example, if you type in 123.123. and don't type anything within the third and fourth positions, our web server will deny requests from all IP addresses between and