In case you notice a big increase in the traffic to your site and if after you examine the visitor statistics it turns out that it comes from countries across the globe or from other servers, your Internet site is probably being attacked by an automatic bot. These pieces of software go through random websites seeking to log in to their admin area through a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments underneath every article where this kind of an option is made available. Regrettably, that's something rather popular lately, but if you know the IP addresses from which the attacks come, you can block them, so the bots won't be able to access your website in any way. Of course, you'll be able to block IPs even if you allow only people from specific countries to access your website.

IP Blocking in Cloud Hosting

If you have a cloud hosting account with us and you would like to block one or several IP addresses, you can use the IP Blocking tool, that is integrated into our in-house built Hepsia Control Panel. Through a very simple interface, you are able to prevent any IP from accessing your content even if you have never had a web hosting account before. All it takes to perform that is to log inside to your Control Panel, to navigate to the IP Blocking section, to select a particular domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and then to enter the IP address. You simply won't need to do anything complex if you wish to block an entire network - you'll just need to omit the last octet, so entering 1.1.1. with a blank space after the last dot will block the whole range from to All blocked IPs will be listed within the very same section, so you shall be able to remove any of them from the blacklist with simply a mouse click.

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers

You will be able to block IP addresses effortlessly and stop the undesirable traffic to any Internet site hosted in a semi-dedicated server account with our company, since we offer a very easy-to-use tool to do that, which is included with our Hepsia hosting Control Panel. Even if you haven't dealt with this type of matters in the past, you shall not have any difficulties, since our tool includes a very user-friendly interface. Once you navigate to the IP blocking section of the Control Panel, you'll find a comprehensive list of all the domains and subdomains you have added inside the Hosted Domains section. All you should do to block an IP address is choose the desired domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and enter the IP within the box below. The change shall take effect at once, so you'll not get any traffic from this address in the future. Removing an IP from the blocked list is just as easy.