If you notice a considerable increase in the traffic to your website and in case after you look at the visitor statistics it turns out that it comes from locations across the world or from other servers, your site is probably being attacked by an automatic bot. Such pieces of software go through random Internet sites attempting to log in to their admin area through a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments below every article where such an option is made available. Unfortunately, that is something quite frequent in recent times, but if you know the IP addresses from which the attacks come, you could block them, so the bots shall not be able to access your Internet site 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 Hosting

If you buy a Linux hosting from us, you'll be able to see in depth traffic stats for all of your Internet sites and if you notice that a lot of the visits to each of them are not authentic, you'll be able to block the IP addresses that have produced the most traffic by using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is really simple - select the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type 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 exact same section of the Control Panel, so you're able to always remove any of them and enable it to access your site again. You'll be able to block whole IP ranges via the tool also - you simply 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

You'll be able to block IP addresses without difficulty and stop the unwanted traffic to any website hosted within a semi-dedicated server account with our company, as we provide a really easy-to-use tool to do that, that is offered with our Hepsia hosting Control Panel. Even if you have never dealt with this type of issues in the past, you shall not have any difficulties, since our tool features a very user-friendly interface. Once you go to the IP blocking section of the Control Panel, you shall find a complete list of all the domains and subdomains that you've added in the Hosted Domains section. All you have to do to block an IP address is pick the desired domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and then enter the IP inside the box below. The change shall take effect right away, so you'll not get any traffic from this address in the future. Removing an IP from the blocked list is just as easy.