In case you notice a significant increase in the traffic to your Internet site and if after you look into the visitor stats it turns out that it comes from places all over the world or from other web servers, your Internet site is most likely being attacked by an automatic bot. Such programs go through random Internet sites attempting to log in to their administration area through a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments below any sort of article where such an option is offered. The fact is that, that's something relatively common lately, but if you know the IP addresses through which the attacks come, you may block them, so the bots won't be able to access your website in any way. Naturally, you are able to block IPs even if you allow only people from specific countries to access your Internet site.
IP Blocking in Cloud Hosting
If you get a cloud hosting from our company, you'll be able to see in depth traffic stats for all your websites and if you notice that a large amount of the visits to each of them are not real, you are able to block the IP addresses which have generated the most traffic by using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is extremely simple - select the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then input the IP address that you'd like to block and save the change. All of the addresses that you've blacklisted will appear in the same exact section of the Control Panel, so you're able to always remove any of them and permit it to access your site again. You can block entire IP ranges using the tool also - you just have to leave one or two octets from the address blank. For instance, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to
IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers
Our semi-dedicated server accounts include a very simple-to-use IP blocking tool, that will enable you to prohibit individual IPs or even entire networks from accessing your websites with justseveral clicks and you will not have any issues to do that even if that's your first web hosting account. When you visit the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia CP, you will just need to choose the domain or subdomain in question from a drop-down list, then enter the IP address in a box that you will see there and you will be good to go. To limit the access for an entire network, you will need to leave one or more octets blank. For example, if you type in 123.123. and do not enter anything inside the third and fourth positions, our server will deny requests from all IP addresses between and