If you notice a big increase in the online traffic to your Internet site and if after you check the visitor statistics it turns out that it comes from places across the globe or from other servers, your Internet site is most likely being attacked by an automatic bot. Such programs go through random websites trying to log in to their admin area by using a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments below every article where this type of an option is offered. Unfortunately, that's something relatively frequent in recent times, but if you know the IP addresses through which the attacks come, you can block them, so the bots will be unable to access your site in any way. Naturally, you are able to block IPs even if you allow only people from specific countries to access your website.

IP Blocking in Cloud Hosting

Our IP Blocking tool comes with the revolutionary Hepsia hosting Control Panel, offered with all cloud hosting accounts. It will allow you to block addresses with only a few clicks. No coding abilities are necessary, because you'll use an intuitive interface - you just need to select a domain or a subdomain from a drop-down menu and input the IP address you want to be blocked. You shall be able to see all the IP addresses which you have added inside the very same section and whitelisting each of them shall take only a mouse click. If you notice that your Internet site is being flooded by various IPs, you will be able to block an entire IP range too. This can be completed by omitting the last number of the address. For example, if you wish to block all 254 addresses from to, you only need to enter 1.1.1. and leave the last spot blank .

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers

Our semi-dedicated server accounts feature a really simple-to-use IP blocking tool, that'll permit you to restrict individual IPs or even whole networks from accessing your sites with simplya couple of clicks and you won't have any difficulties to do that even if this is your first website hosting account. When you go to the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia Control Panel, you will just need to pick the domain or subdomain in question from a drop-down list, then type the IP address inside a box which you'll see there and you will be ready. To restrict the access for a whole network, you will need to leave one or more octets blank. For instance, if you type in 123.123. and don't input anything in the third and fourth positions, our web server will deny requests from all IP addresses between and