In case you notice a significant increase in the traffic to your website and in case after you look into the visitor statistics it turns out that it comes from places across the world or from other servers, your site is most likely being attacked by an automatic bot. Those pieces of software go through random Internet sites aiming to log in to their administration area through a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments under any article where such an option is offered. However, this is something rather popular these days, but if you know the IP addresses through which the attacks come, you may block them, so the bots will be unable to access your website in any way. Certainly, you may block IPs even if you allow only people from particular countries to access your website.

IP Blocking in Cloud Hosting

If you purchase a cloud hosting from our company, you shall be able to see in depth traffic statistics for all your Internet sites and if you notice that a large amount of the visits to each of them aren't authentic, you could block the IP addresses that have created the most traffic using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is very simple - select the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type the IP address that you'd like to block and save the change. All of the addresses that you have blacklisted will appear in the same section of the CP, so you can always remove any of them and allow it to access your site again. You can block whole IP ranges using the tool also - you simply need to leave one or two octets from the address blank. For instance, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Our semi-dedicated server accounts come with a really simple-to-use IP blocking tool, that'll enable you to restrict individual IPs or even whole networks from accessing your websites with onlya couple of mouse clicks and you shall not have any difficulties to do that even if that's your first hosting account. Once you navigate to the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia Control Panel, you'll only have to choose the domain or subdomain in question from a drop-down list, then type the IP address in a box which you'll see there and you will be good to go. To prohibit the access for an entire network, you will need to leave one or more octets blank. For instance, if you type 123.123. and don't input anything within the third and fourth positions, our web server shall deny requests from all IP addresses between and