If you see a large increase in the online traffic to your website and if after you examine the visitor stats it turns out that it comes from areas across the world or from other web servers, your site is more than likely being attacked by an automatic bot. These pieces of software go through random Internet sites attempting to log in to their admin area using a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments underneath any sort of article where this sort of an option is provided. The fact is that, that's something relatively popular in recent times, 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 Internet site in any way. Naturally, you can block IPs even if you allow only people from certain countries to access your website.

IP Blocking in Shared Web Hosting

Our IP Blocking tool is included with the revolutionary Hepsia hosting Control Panel, which comes with all shared web hosting accounts. It shall allow you to block addresses with simply a few mouse clicks. No coding skills are needed, since you'll use an intuitive interface - you simply need to choose a domain or a subdomain from a drop-down menu and type the IP address that you want to be blocked. You'll be able to see all the IP addresses you have added in the very same section and whitelisting any of them shall take just a click. If you notice your site is being flooded by numerous IPs, you will be able to block a whole IP range also. This could be completed by omitting the last number of the address. For instance, if you wish to block all 254 addresses from to, you just have to enter 1.1.1. and leave the last spot blank .

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers

Our semi-dedicated server accounts include a very simple-to-use IP blocking tool, that will enable you to prohibit individual IPs or even whole networks from accessing your Internet sites with simplya few mouse clicks and you shall not have any issues to achieve that even if that is your first website hosting account. When you go to the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia Control Panel, you'll just have to select the domain or subdomain you need from a drop-down list, then type in the IP address inside a box that you'll see there and you will be all set. To limit the access for a whole network, you must leave one or more octets blank. For instance, if you input 123.123. and do not enter anything in the third and fourth positions, our hosting server will deny requests from all IP addresses between and