If you notice a considerable increase in the online traffic to your Internet site and if after you look into the visitor statistics it turns out that it comes from locations across the world or from other web servers, your site is more than likely being attacked by an automatic bot. Those programs go through random sites seeking to log in to their administration area by using a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments beneath every article where this kind of an option is offered. Regrettably, this is something relatively frequent these days, but if you know the IP addresses from which the attacks come, you'll be able to block them, so the bots will not be able to access your website in any way. Of course, you may block IPs even if you allow only people from specific countries to access your Internet site.
IP Blocking in Shared Website Hosting
Our shared website hosting include an IP blocking tool, so in case you would like to limit the access to your sites, it shall be able to do this with a few clicks. The tool is provided with the Hepsia hosting CP, which comes with all accounts and that is a breeze to use. As you log in and check out the IP blocking section, you will just need to select a domain or a subdomain hosted in the account and input the IP address which needs to be blocked. Our system will permit you to block whole networks too, so if you enter 123.123.123., for example, this will block all IP addresses between and from accessing your websites. If you would like to whitelist an IP at some point, you can unblock it with just a mouse click from the same section.
IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers
Our semi-dedicated server accounts come with a quite simple-to-use IP blocking tool, that'll enable you to restrict individual IPs or even entire networks from accessing your Internet sites with onlya couple of mouse clicks and you shall not have any troubles to achieve that even if that's your first hosting account. As soon as you navigate to the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia CP, you'll only have to choose 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 all set. To prohibit the access for an entire network, you have to leave one or more octets blank. For instance, if you type in 123.123. and do not type in anything in the third and fourth positions, our hosting server shall deny requests from all IP addresses between and