If you see a significant increase in the online traffic to your site and in case after you check the visitor stats it turns out that it comes from areas across the world or from other web servers, your Internet site is probably being attacked by an automatic bot. Such programs go through random websites aiming to log in to their administrator area using a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments beneath any sort of article where such an option is available. Regrettably, that is something quite popular nowadays, but if you know the IP addresses through which the attacks come, you could block them, so the bots shall not be able to access your website in any way. Naturally, you'll be able to block IPs even if you allow only people from specific countries to access your website.

IP Blocking in Shared Website Hosting

If you purchase a shared website hosting from our company, you'll be able to see detailed traffic stats for all of your sites and if you notice that many of the visits to any of them are not real, you may block the IP addresses which have created the most traffic using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is really simple - choose the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type in the IP address you want to block and save the change. All of the addresses which you have blacklisted will show up in the very same section of the Control Panel, allowing you to always remove any of them and enable it to access your site again. You'll be able to block whole IP ranges using the tool too - you just need to leave one or two octets from the address blank. As an example, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers

Our semi-dedicated server accounts include a rather simple-to-use IP blocking tool, which will permit you to restrict individual IPs or even entire networks from accessing your websites with justa few mouse clicks and you won't have any difficulties to achieve that even if this is your first web hosting account. As soon as you navigate 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 that you'll see there and you will be ready. To limit the access for an entire network, you will need to leave one or more octets blank. For example, if you type 123.123. and do not input anything within the third and fourth positions, our hosting server will deny requests from all IP addresses between and