If you notice a major increase in the traffic to your Internet site and if after you look into the visitor stats it turns out that it comes from places around the world or from other web servers, your Internet site is more than likely being attacked by an automatic bot. These programs go through random Internet sites seeking to log in to their administration area by using a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments below any article where such an option is made available. Unfortunately, this is something relatively frequent lately, but if you know the IP addresses from which the attacks come, you may block them, so the bots will not be able to access your site in any way. Naturally, you may block IPs even if you allow only people from particular countries to access your website.

IP Blocking in Shared Hosting

If you buy a Linux shared hosting package from us, you shall be able to see comprehensive traffic statistics for all of your sites and if you notice that many of the visits to each of them are not legit, you may block the IP addresses that have generated the most traffic by using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is very simple - choose the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then enter the IP address you want to block and save the change. All the addresses that you have blacklisted will show up in the exact same section of the CP, so that you can always remove any one of them and permit it to access your website again. You are able to block whole IP ranges using the tool too - you just need to leave one or two octets from the address blank. As an 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 effortlessly and stop the undesirable traffic to any site hosted inside a semi-dedicated server account with us, because we offer you a rather easy-to-use tool to do that, that is offered with our Hepsia hosting CP. Even if you have never tackled this kind of matters in the past, you won't have any difficulties, as our tool provides a very user-friendly interface. As you go to the IP blocking section of the Control Panel, you shall find a full list of all the domains and subdomains that you have added within the Hosted Domains section. All you have to do to block an IP address is pick the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and type the IP in the box below. The change shall take effect right away, so you will not get any traffic from this address in the future. Taking away an IP from the blocked list is equally simple.