If you see a significant increase in the online traffic to your site and if after you look into the visitor statistics it turns out that it comes from countries across the world or from other web servers, your Internet site is most likely being attacked by an automatic bot. These pieces of software go through random websites attempting to log in to their administration area by using a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments underneath any article where such an option is provided. Unfortunately, this is something rather common in recent times, but if you know the IP addresses from which the attacks come, you may block them, so the bots shall not be able to access your Internet site in any way. Naturally, you'll be able to block IPs even if you allow only people from particular countries to access your Internet site.

IP Blocking in Shared Web Hosting

If you purchase a shared web hosting from our company, you will be able to see detailed traffic statistics for all of your sites and if you notice that a lot of the visits to each of them aren't legit, 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 enter the IP address that you'd like to block and save the change. All of the addresses that you've blacklisted will show up in the very same section of the CP, so you can always remove any one of them and enable it to access your site again. You can block whole IP ranges through the tool too - 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 very simple-to-use IP blocking tool, which will permit you to restrict individual IPs or even whole networks from accessing your Internet sites with justa couple of clicks and you will not have any issues to achieve that even if this is your first website hosting account. When you go to the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia Control Panel, you'll just have to choose the domain or subdomain in question from a drop-down list, then input 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 must leave one or more octets blank. For instance, if you enter 123.123. and do not input anything in the third and fourth positions, our server shall deny requests from all IP addresses between and