If you see a major increase in the traffic to your site and if after you check the visitor statistics it turns out that it comes from locations across the globe or from other web servers, your site is more than likely being attacked by an automatic bot. These programs go through random sites seeking to log in to their admin area by using a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments beneath any sort of article where this kind of an option is offered. Unfortunately, that is something relatively frequent nowadays, but if you know the IP addresses from which the attacks come, you may block them, so the bots shall not be able to access your website in any way. Certainly, you may block IPs even if you allow only people from certain countries to access your Internet site.
IP Blocking in Shared Hosting
If you have a shared hosting account with our company and you want to block one or a number of IP addresses, you can use the IP Blocking tool, that is incorporated into our in-house built Hepsia CP. Using a rather simple interface, you are able to prevent any IP from accessing your content even if you have not had a web hosting account before. All it takes to complete this is to log within to your CP, 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'll not have to do anything challenging if you want to block a whole network - you'll just have to omit the last octet, so entering 1.1.1. with a blank space after the last dot shall block the whole range from to All blocked IPs will be listed within the same exact section, so you will be able to remove any of them from the blacklist with a mouse click.
IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Our semi-dedicated server accounts come with a really simple-to-use IP blocking tool, which will enable you to prohibit individual IPs or even whole networks from accessing your websites with simplya few clicks and you won't have any troubles to achieve that even if this is your first website hosting account. When you navigate to the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia CP, you'll just have to choose the domain or subdomain you want from a drop-down list, then enter the IP address in a box that you'll see there and you will be ready. To restrict the access for a whole network, you will need to leave one or more octets blank. For example, if you enter 123.123. and do not type anything in the third and fourth positions, our web server shall deny requests from all IP addresses between and