If you see a large increase in the online traffic to your site and in case after you look into the visitor statistics it turns out that it comes from countries across the globe or from other servers, your website is probably being attacked by an automatic bot. These pieces of software go through random websites looking 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 available. However, that's something rather popular lately, but if you know the IP addresses through which the attacks come, you may block them, so the bots will not be able to access your Internet site in any way. Naturally, you'll be able to block IPs even if you allow only people from particular countries to access your site.

IP Blocking in Cloud Web Hosting

If you buy a Linux cloud web hosting package from our company, you shall be able to see in depth traffic stats for all of your Internet sites and if you notice that a lot of the visits to each of them aren't legitimate, you can block the IP addresses which have created the most traffic through our IP Blocking tool. The interface is quite simple - choose the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type in the IP address that you want to block and save the change. All of the addresses that you've blacklisted shall appear inside the same section of the CP, allowing you to always remove any one of them and permit it to access your site again. You can block entire IP ranges using the tool also - you simply 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

Our semi-dedicated server accounts come with a quite simple-to-use IP blocking tool, that'll enable you to prohibit individual IPs or even whole networks from accessing your Internet sites with no more thanseveral clicks and you shall not have any issues to accomplish that even if that's your first website hosting account. As soon as you visit the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia CP, you'll just need to select the domain or subdomain you want from a drop-down list, then input the IP address in a box that you will see there and you will be ready. To limit the access for an entire network, you need to leave one or more octets blank. For instance, if you type in 123.123. and do not type in anything inside the third and fourth positions, our hosting server shall deny requests from all IP addresses between and