If you see a big increase in the traffic to your website and if after you examine the visitor stats it turns out that it comes from countries around the world or from other web servers, your website is most likely being attacked by an automatic bot. Such programs go through random Internet sites trying to log in to their administration area through a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments under any article where this kind of an option is provided. Regrettably, this is something relatively common in recent times, but if you know the IP addresses through which the attacks come, you may block them, so the bots won't be able to access your website in any way. Obviously, you'll be able to block IPs even if you allow only people from certain countries to access your Internet site.

IP Blocking in Cloud Hosting

If you purchase a cloud plan from us, you'll be able to see comprehensive traffic stats for all of your sites and if you notice that a lot of the visits to any of them are not authentic, you'll be able to block the IP addresses which have created the most traffic by using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is incredibly simple - select the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type in the IP address you want to block and save the change. All the addresses you have blacklisted will appear inside the exact same section of the Control Panel, so you're able to always remove any one of them and allow it to access your site again. You could block entire IP ranges via the tool as well - you simply 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 Servers

Our semi-dedicated server accounts come with a quite simple-to-use IP blocking tool, that will permit you to restrict individual IPs or even entire networks from accessing your Internet sites with onlya few clicks and you won't have any difficulties to do that even if that's your first website hosting account. When you navigate to the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia Control Panel, you will only have to select the domain or subdomain you want from a drop-down list, then input the IP address within a box that you will see there and you will be ready. To restrict the access for a whole network, you need to leave one or more octets blank. For example, if you type in 123.123. and do not enter anything in the third and fourth positions, our hosting server shall deny requests from all IP addresses between and