If you see a considerable increase in the online traffic to your Internet site and if after you check the visitor stats it turns out that it comes from areas across the world or from other servers, your website is probably being attacked by an automatic bot. Such pieces of software go through random websites trying to log in to their administration area by using a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments beneath every article where such an option is provided. Regrettably, that's something quite popular lately, but if you know the IP addresses through which the attacks come, you'll be able to block them, so the bots shall not be able to access your website in any way. Certainly, you may block IPs even if you allow only people from particular countries to access your Internet site.

IP Blocking in Cloud Website Hosting

Our cloud website hosting service provide an IP blocking tool, so in case you want to limit the access to your Internet sites, you will be able to do this with several mouse clicks. The tool is provided with the Hepsia hosting CP, which comes with all accounts and that's a breeze to use. When you log in and visit the IP blocking section, you shall just need to choose a domain or a subdomain hosted inside the account and enter the IP address which should be blocked. Our system allows you to block entire networks also, so if you enter 123.123.123., for instance, this'll block all IP addresses between and from accessing your Internet sites. In case you would like to whitelist an IP at some point, you could unblock it with a 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, which will permit you to restrict individual IPs or even whole networks from accessing your Internet sites with justa few clicks and you shall not have any difficulties to achieve that even if that's your first hosting account. When you visit the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia Control Panel, you will just need to select the domain or subdomain in question from a drop-down list, then type in 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 example, if you type 123.123. and do not type in anything in the third and fourth positions, our server will deny requests from all IP addresses between and