If you notice a major increase in the traffic to your Internet site and if after you check the visitor statistics it turns out that it comes from countries across the world or from other servers, your website is most likely being attacked by an automatic bot. These pieces of software go through random websites trying to log in to their administration area by using a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments under any article where this sort of an option is offered. Unfortunately, that is something quite common in recent times, but if you know the IP addresses through which the attacks come, you can 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 certain countries to access your Internet site.

IP Blocking in Cloud Hosting

Our IP Blocking tool comes with the advanced Hepsia hosting CP, provided with all cloud hosting accounts. It will allow you to block addresses with simply a couple of clicks. No coding skills are needed, because you will use an intuitive interface - you need to simply select a domain or a subdomain from a drop-down menu and type in the IP address that you would like to be blocked. You will be able to see all the IP addresses that you have added within the very same section and whitelisting each of them shall take just a mouse click. If you notice that your site is being flooded by different IPs, you'll be able to block a whole IP range also. This can be done by omitting the last number of the address. For example, if you want to block all 254 addresses from to, you basically have to enter 1.1.1. and leave the last spot blank .

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers

Our semi-dedicated server accounts feature a really simple-to-use IP blocking tool, which will allow you to restrict individual IPs or even entire networks from accessing your websites with simplya few mouse clicks and you shall not have any difficulties to accomplish that even if that's your first web hosting account. As soon as you go to the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia CP, you will just need to pick the domain or subdomain you need from a drop-down list, then input the IP address in a box which you'll see there and you will be all set. To prohibit the access for a whole network, you'll have to leave one or more octets blank. For instance, if you enter 123.123. and do not type anything within the third and fourth positions, our hosting server shall deny requests from all IP addresses between and