In case you notice a considerable increase in the online traffic to your site and in case after you look at the visitor stats it turns out that it comes from locations across the globe or from other servers, your site is most likely being attacked by an automatic bot. Such pieces of software go through random websites aiming to log in to their administration area through a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments below any article where this kind of an option is offered. The fact is that, that is something rather popular nowadays, but if you know the IP addresses from which the attacks come, you may block them, so the bots won't 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 certain countries to access your site.

IP Blocking in Shared Website Hosting

If you buy a Linux shared website hosting package from us, you shall be able to see comprehensive traffic statistics for all of your sites and if you notice that a large amount of the visits to any of them are not legit, you may block the IP addresses which have produced the most traffic by using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is incredibly simple - choose the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then input the IP address that you would like to block and save the change. All of the addresses that you have blacklisted will appear inside the very same section of the CP, so that you can always remove any of them and permit it to access your Internet site again. You can block entire IP ranges via the tool as well - you simply need to leave 1 or 2 octets from the address blank. For instance, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

If you host your sites inside a semi-dedicated server account with us and you want to block one or numerous IP addresses sooner or later, you'll be able to leverage the easy-to-use blocking tool, that we've supplied with our in-house built Hepsia hosting CP. With just several mouse clicks, you'll be able to block particular IPs or whole ranges, if necessary. All you shall need to do is select any one of your domains or subdomains from a drop-down menu, select if the blocking needs to be valid for the root folder or for a subfolder which is part of the Internet site, and then type in the IP address that you want to block. For an IP range, you simply need to omit the last octet or the last two octets of the address based on the size of the network that you want to block. All the addresses that you've restricted shall be listed within the very same section and if you wish to whitelist any one of them, you shall be able to do it with simply a click whenever you want.