If you see a considerable increase in the traffic to your website and in case after you examine the visitor statistics it turns out that it comes from countries across the globe or from other web servers, your Internet site is most likely being attacked by an automatic bot. Those programs go through random sites aiming to log in to their administration area by using a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments below any sort of article where such an option is provided. The fact is that, that's something quite frequent lately, but if you know the IP addresses from which the attacks come, you can block them, so the bots won't be able to access your Internet site in any way. Naturally, you may block IPs even if you allow only people from certain countries to access your website.

IP Blocking in Web Hosting

If you get a Linux web hosting service from us, you will be able to see comprehensive traffic statistics for all your websites and if you notice that a considerable amount of the visits to each of them aren't authentic, you may block the IP addresses which have produced the most traffic via our IP Blocking tool. The interface is extremely simple - pick the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type the IP address you want to block and save the change. All of the addresses that you have blacklisted shall appear inside the same section of the CP, so you're able to always remove any of them and allow it to access your Internet site again. You can block whole IP ranges via the tool as well - you just have 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 Servers

Our semi-dedicated server accounts feature a rather simple-to-use IP blocking tool, which will enable you to prohibit individual IPs or even whole networks from accessing your websites with justseveral clicks and you shall not have any troubles to do that even if this is your first website hosting account. Once you check out the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia Control Panel, you will simply have to choose the domain or subdomain you want from a drop-down list, then input the IP address in a box that you will see there and you will be ready. To prohibit the access for a whole network, you must leave one or more octets blank. For instance, if you input 123.123. and don't input anything within the third and fourth positions, our hosting server shall deny requests from all IP addresses between and