If you see a big increase in the traffic to your Internet site and in case after you examine the visitor stats it turns out that it comes from places across the world or from other web servers, your site is most likely being attacked by an automatic bot. Those pieces of software go through random websites aiming to log in to their administrator area using a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments underneath any sort of article where this sort of an option is available. Unfortunately, that's something rather frequent lately, but if you know the IP addresses through which the attacks come, you may block them, so the bots shall not be able to access your site in any way. Needless to say, you are able to block IPs even if you allow only people from particular countries to access your site.

IP Blocking in Cloud Hosting

If you get a Linux cloud hosting service from our company, you will be able to see detailed traffic stats for all of your websites and if you notice that a considerable amount of the visits to each of them aren't real, you'll be able to block the IP addresses that have produced the most traffic by using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is quite simple - pick the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then input the IP address you want to block and save the change. All the addresses that you've blacklisted will show up inside the same exact 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 through the tool too - 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 Servers

You shall be able to block IP addresses with ease and stop the unwelcome traffic to any Internet site hosted within a semi-dedicated server account with us, as we provide a rather easy-to-use tool to do that, that's provided with our Hepsia hosting CP. Even if you haven't dealt with this sort of issues in the past, you will not have any difficulties, because our tool has a very user-friendly interface. As you check out the IP blocking section of the CP, you shall find a complete list of all the domains and subdomains you have added within the Hosted Domains section. All you should do to block an IP address is select the desired domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and then enter the IP in the box below. The change will take effect instantly, so you will not get any traffic from this address in the future. Removing an IP from the blocked list is just as easy.