If you notice a major increase in the online traffic to your Internet site and if after you look into the visitor stats it turns out that it comes from places across the globe or from other web servers, your website is probably being attacked by an automatic bot. Such programs go through random sites attempting to log in to their administration area by using a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments underneath every article where such an option is provided. The fact is that, that is something quite popular in recent times, but if you know the IP addresses from which the attacks come, you may block them, so the bots will not be able to access your website in any way. Certainly, you may block IPs even if you allow only people from certain countries to access your Internet site.

IP Blocking in Website Hosting

If you order a website hosting from us, you shall be able to see detailed traffic statistics for all your websites and if you notice that a considerable amount of the visits to each of them aren't real, you are able to block the IP addresses which have produced the most traffic using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is extremely simple - select the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then input the IP address that you would like to block and save the change. All of the addresses that you've blacklisted shall appear inside the same exact section of the CP, so that you can always remove any of them and enable it to access your Internet site again. You'll be able to block entire IP ranges via the tool too - you just need to leave 1 or 2 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 rather simple-to-use IP blocking tool, that will enable you to restrict individual IPs or even whole networks from accessing your websites with justa couple of clicks and you won't have any problems to achieve that even if that is your first web hosting account. When you check out the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia CP, you'll only need to select the domain or subdomain you want from a drop-down list, then enter the IP address in a box that you will see there and you will be ready. To restrict the access for a whole network, you must leave one or more octets blank. For example, if you input 123.123. and do not input anything inside the third and fourth positions, our web server shall deny requests from all IP addresses between and