In case you notice a big increase in the online traffic to your Internet site and in case after you look at the visitor statistics it turns out that it comes from places across the world or from other web servers, your website is more than likely being attacked by an automatic bot. Those pieces of software go through random Internet sites trying to log in to their admin area using a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments under every article where this type of an option is available. The fact is that, that's something relatively common in recent times, but if you know the IP addresses through which the attacks come, you can block them, so the bots shall not be able to access your Internet site in any way. Certainly, you'll be able to block IPs even if you allow only people from particular countries to access your site.

IP Blocking in Shared Website Hosting

If you have a shared website hosting account with us and you want to block one or several IP addresses, you can use the IP Blocking tool, which is integrated into our in-house built Hepsia CP. By using a really 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 do that is to log within to your Control Panel, to visit the IP Blocking section, to select a certain domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and then to input the IP address. You won't have to do anything difficult if you want 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 shall block the full range from to All blocked IPs shall be listed inside the exact same section, so you'll be able to remove any one of them from the blacklist with a mouse click.

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

If you host your Internet sites in a semi-dedicated server account with our company and you need to block one or a number of IP addresses eventually, you are able to take advantage of the easy-to-use blocking tool, which we have supplied with our in-house built Hepsia hosting CP. With a couple of mouse clicks, you'll be able to block individual IPs or entire ranges, if necessary. All you will have to do is select any one of your domains or subdomains from a drop-down menu, decide if the blocking must be valid for the root folder or for a subfolder which is part of the site, and then enter the IP address that you would like to block. For an IP range, you only have to omit the last octet or the last two octets of the address depending on the size of the network which you want to block. All the addresses which you have restricted will be listed inside the exact same section and if you would like to whitelist any of them, you shall be able to do it with a mouse click at any time.