If you notice a significant increase in the online traffic to your Internet site and if after you check the visitor statistics it turns out that it comes from places across the globe or from other web servers, your website is most likely being attacked by an automatic bot. Those programs go through random websites seeking to log in to their admin area using a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments under every article where such an option is offered. The fact is that, this is something relatively popular nowadays, but if you know the IP addresses from which the attacks come, you'll be able to block them, so the bots will not be able to access your Internet site in any way. Certainly, you are able to block IPs even if you allow only people from specific countries to access your site.

IP Blocking in Shared Hosting

If you buy a Linux shared hosting from our company, you'll be able to see comprehensive traffic statistics for all your Internet sites and if you notice that many of the visits to each of them are not real, you may block the IP addresses that have generated the most traffic by using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is very simple - select the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type the IP address you want to block and save the change. All the addresses that you've blacklisted will appear in the very same section of the Control Panel, allowing you to always remove any one of them and permit it to access your website again. You could block entire IP ranges using the tool also - 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 Hosting

You'll be able to block IP addresses without difficulty and stop the unwanted traffic to any site hosted inside a semi-dedicated server account with our company, considering the fact that we offer you a really easy-to-use tool to do that, that's included with our Hepsia hosting Control Panel. Even if you have never tackled this kind of issues in the past, you shall not have any difficulties, considering that our tool has a very user-friendly interface. When you check out the IP blocking section of the Control Panel, you'll find a complete list of all the domains and subdomains that you have added within the Hosted Domains section. All you have to do to block an IP address is select the desired domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and input the IP inside the box below. The change will take effect straightaway, so you will not get any traffic from this address in the future. Taking away an IP from the blocked list is just as easy.