If you see a large increase in the traffic to your Internet site and if after you check the visitor stats it turns out that it comes from locations all over the world or from other servers, your website is probably being attacked by an automatic bot. Those programs go through random sites looking to log in to their administration area using a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments below any article where this sort of an option is provided. However, that's something rather frequent in recent times, but if you know the IP addresses through which the attacks come, you can block them, so the bots won't be able to access your site in any way. Certainly, you can block IPs even if you allow only people from certain countries to access your website.

IP Blocking in Cloud Hosting

Our IP Blocking tool is included with the revolutionary Hepsia hosting CP, provided with all cloud hosting accounts. It will enable you to block addresses with simply several mouse clicks. No coding abilities are required, due to the fact that you will use an intuitive interface - you just need to select a domain or a subdomain from a drop-down menu and enter the IP address that you'd like to be blocked. You'll be able to see all the IP addresses that you've added inside the exact same section and whitelisting each of them shall take just a mouse click. If you notice your website is being flooded by numerous IPs, you shall be able to block an entire IP range also. This could be done by omitting the last number of the address. For example, if you need to block all 254 addresses from to, you just have to input 1.1.1. and leave the last spot blank .

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers

Our semi-dedicated server accounts come with a very simple-to-use IP blocking tool, that'll enable you to prohibit individual IPs or even entire networks from accessing your websites with no more thanseveral mouse clicks and you shall not have any problems to achieve that even if that's your first web hosting account. When you navigate to the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia Control Panel, you will simply have to choose the domain or subdomain you want from a drop-down list, then type in the IP address in a box that you'll see there and you will be ready. To prohibit the access for a whole network, you must leave one or more octets blank. For example, if you enter 123.123. and don't type in anything inside the third and fourth positions, our web server shall deny requests from all IP addresses between and