If you see a major increase in the traffic to your Internet site and if after you look at the visitor statistics it turns out that it comes from countries all over the world or from other servers, your Internet site is probably being attacked by an automatic bot. Those pieces of software go through random Internet sites looking to log in to their admin area using a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments underneath any article where this type of an option is offered. Unfortunately, this is something quite popular these days, but if you know the IP addresses through which the attacks come, you could block them, so the bots shall not be able to access your site in any way. Of course, you can block IPs even if you allow only people from specific countries to access your Internet site.

IP Blocking in Cloud Hosting

Our IP Blocking tool is included with the advanced Hepsia hosting Control Panel, provided with all cloud hosting accounts. It'll allow you to block addresses with simply a couple of mouse clicks. No coding skills are required, since you will use an intuitive interface - you simply need to choose a domain or a subdomain from a drop-down menu and type in the IP address that you would like to be blocked. You'll be able to see all the IP addresses that you have added inside the same section and whitelisting each of them will take just a mouse click. If you notice that your site is being flooded by numerous IPs, you will be able to block a whole IP range as well. This could be completed by omitting the last number of the address. For example, if you need to block all 254 addresses from to, you just need to input 1.1.1. and leave the last spot blank .

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers

Our semi-dedicated server accounts feature a rather simple-to-use IP blocking tool, which will allow you to prohibit individual IPs or even entire networks from accessing your sites with justa few mouse clicks and you will not have any difficulties to accomplish that even if that is your first web hosting account. Once you go to the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia CP, you'll only have to pick the domain or subdomain you want from a drop-down list, then input the IP address within a box which you'll see there and you will be all set. To prohibit the access for an entire network, you'll have to leave one or more octets blank. For instance, if you input 123.123. and don't type anything inside the third and fourth positions, our server will deny requests from all IP addresses between and