If you notice a significant increase in the online traffic to your website and in case after you examine the visitor statistics it turns out that it comes from places all over the world or from other servers, your website is most likely being attacked by an automatic bot. These 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 below every article where this type of an option is made available. Unfortunately, this is something quite frequent in recent times, but if you know the IP addresses from which the attacks come, you'll be able to block them, so the bots shall not be able to access your Internet site in any way. Naturally, you can block IPs even if you allow only people from specific countries to access your site.

IP Blocking in Hosting

If you buy a Linux hosting from our company, you'll be able to see in depth traffic statistics for all of your sites and if you notice that a lot of the visits to each of them aren't legit, you can block the IP addresses which have created the most traffic using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is quite simple - pick the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then enter the IP address that you would like to block and save the change. All the addresses which you have blacklisted will show up in the same exact section of the Control Panel, allowing you to always remove any one of them and enable it to access your website again. You are able to block entire IP ranges via the tool also - you simply need to leave one or two octets from the address blank. For example, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You will be able to block IP addresses without difficulty and stop the unwelcome traffic to any website hosted in a semi-dedicated server account with us, because we offer a rather easy-to-use tool to do that, which is part of our Hepsia hosting CP. Even if you haven't tackled this type of issues in the past, you won't have any difficulties, since our tool provides a very user-friendly interface. As soon as you navigate to the IP blocking section of the Control Panel, you'll find a complete list of all the domains and subdomains that you've added within the Hosted Domains section. All you should do to block an IP address is choose the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and then type the IP inside the box below. The change shall take effect at once, so you will not get any traffic from this address in the future. Taking away an IP from the blocked list is just as easy.