If you notice a major increase in the traffic to your site and in case after you look at the visitor stats it turns out that it comes from countries across the globe or from other web servers, your Internet site is probably being attacked by an automatic bot. These programs go through random Internet sites looking to log in to their administrator area through a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments under any sort of article where this sort of an option is provided. Regrettably, that's something quite common these days, but if you know the IP addresses from which the attacks come, you can block them, so the bots shall not be able to access your Internet site in any way. Of course, you'll be able to block IPs even if you allow only people from particular countries to access your site.

IP Blocking in Shared Hosting

Our Linux shared services include an IP blocking tool, so if you would like to limit the access to your websites, you'll be able to do this with simply several clicks. The tool is included with the Hepsia hosting Control Panel, which comes with all accounts and that's quite simple to use. As you log in and navigate to the IP blocking section, you will just have to pick a domain or a subdomain hosted in the account and enter the IP address which needs to be blocked. Our system allows you to block entire networks as well, so if you enter 123.123.123., for example, this will block all IP addresses between and from accessing your sites. In case you want to whitelist an IP at some point, you could unblock it with just a mouse click from the same section.

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You will be able to block IP addresses without difficulty and stop the unwelcome traffic to any website hosted within a semi-dedicated server account with our company, because we provide a really easy-to-use tool to do that, which is offered with our Hepsia hosting CP. Even if you haven't tackled this kind of problems in the past, you'll not have any difficulties, as our tool features a very user-friendly interface. As soon as you go to the IP blocking section of the Control Panel, you will find a full list of all the domains and subdomains that you have added within the Hosted Domains section. What you need to do to block an IP address is select the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and input the IP within the box below. The change shall take effect right away, so you'll not get any traffic from this address in the future. Taking away an IP from the blocked list is just as uncomplicated.