In case you notice a large increase in the online traffic to your site and in case after you examine the visitor stats it turns out that it comes from places across the globe or from other servers, your website is probably being attacked by an automatic bot. Those programs go through random websites trying to log in to their administrator area using a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments under any sort of article where this kind of an option is made available. Unfortunately, that's something quite popular nowadays, but if you know the IP addresses through which the attacks come, you could block them, so the bots will not be able to access your site in any way. Naturally, you'll be able to block IPs even if you allow only people from particular countries to access your Internet site.

IP Blocking in Website Hosting

If you buy a Linux website hosting from us, you'll be able to see in depth traffic stats for all of your sites and if you notice that a lot of the visits to any of them are not legit, you may block the IP addresses that have produced the most traffic via our IP Blocking tool. The interface is quite simple - select the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type the IP address that you want to block and save the change. All the addresses which you have blacklisted shall appear inside the same exact section of the CP, so you're able to always remove any of them and permit it to access your website again. You'll be able to block entire IP ranges via the tool as well - you just need to leave one or two octets from the address blank. For instance, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You will be able to block IP addresses with ease and stop the unwanted traffic to any Internet site hosted within a semi-dedicated server account with us, since we offer a very easy-to-use tool to do that, which is included with our Hepsia hosting Control Panel. Even if you have not addressed this sort of problems in the past, you shall not have any difficulties, since our tool includes a very user-friendly interface. Once you check out the IP blocking section of the Control Panel, you will find a full list of all the domains and subdomains which you have added within the Hosted Domains section. What you need to do to block an IP address is pick the desired domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and type in the IP inside the box below. The change will take effect at once, so you will not get any traffic from this address in the future. Taking away an IP from the blocked list is equally simple.