If you notice a major increase in the traffic to your website and if after you examine the visitor statistics it turns out that it comes from locations around the world or from other web servers, your Internet site is more than likely being attacked by an automatic bot. Those pieces of software go through random Internet sites trying to log in to their admin area using a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments below any article where this sort of an option is available. Unfortunately, that is something quite common these days, but if you know the IP addresses through which the attacks come, you can block them, so the bots will not be able to access your website in any way. Obviously, you can block IPs even if you allow only people from particular countries to access your site.

IP Blocking in Cloud Hosting

Our IP Blocking tool comes with the ground breaking Hepsia hosting CP, which comes with all cloud hosting accounts. It will enable you to block addresses with a few mouse clicks. No coding abilities are necessary, due to the fact that you shall use an intuitive interface - you simply need to pick a domain or a subdomain from a drop-down menu and type in the IP address that you want to be blocked. You will be able to see all the IP addresses which you have added in the very same section and whitelisting each of them will take simply a mouse click. If you notice your site is being flooded by different IPs, you'll be able to block a whole IP range as well. This could be completed by omitting the last number of the address. For example, if you want to block all 254 addresses from to, you basically need to type in 1.1.1. and leave the last spot blank .

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Our semi-dedicated server accounts come with a really simple-to-use IP blocking tool, that'll permit you to restrict individual IPs or even entire networks from accessing your sites with onlya couple of mouse clicks and you won't have any issues to do that even if that is your first website hosting account. Once you go to the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia Control Panel, you'll just have to pick the domain or subdomain in question from a drop-down list, then type the IP address in a box that you will see there and you will be good to go. To prohibit the access for a whole network, you must leave one or more octets blank. For example, if you type 123.123. and do not input anything within the third and fourth positions, our web server will deny requests from all IP addresses between and