If you see a considerable increase in the traffic to your website and if after you look at the visitor statistics it turns out that it comes from areas across the globe or from other servers, your Internet site is probably being attacked by an automatic bot. Those programs go through random sites attempting to log in to their administration area using a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments under any sort of article where this kind of an option is offered. However, this is something quite common 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. Needless to say, you can block IPs even if you allow only people from specific countries to access your website.

IP Blocking in Cloud Web Hosting

If you get a cloud web hosting from us, you shall be able to see comprehensive traffic stats for all of your sites and if you notice that many of the visits to any of them aren't legitimate, you may block the IP addresses that have generated the most traffic by using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is really simple - select the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type in the IP address that you would like to block and save the change. All of the addresses that you've blacklisted will appear in the very same section of the CP, so you can always remove any one of them and permit it to access your site again. You'll be able to block whole IP ranges through the tool too - you just have 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 Servers

You'll be able to block IP addresses easily and stop the unwanted traffic to any Internet site hosted in a semi-dedicated server account with our company, as we provide a very easy-to-use tool to do that, which is our Hepsia hosting CP. Even if you have never addressed this kind of matters in the past, you'll not have any difficulties, because our tool provides a very user-friendly interface. Once you visit the IP blocking section of the Control Panel, you shall find a full list of all the domains and subdomains you have added in the Hosted Domains section. All you should do to block an IP address is pick the desired domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and type the IP inside the box below. The change will take effect instantly, 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.