In case you notice a big increase in the online traffic to your website and in case after you check the visitor stats it turns out that it comes from places across the globe or from other servers, your site is more than likely being attacked by an automatic bot. Those pieces of software go through random sites trying to log in to their administrator area by using a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments underneath any article where this kind of an option is provided. Unfortunately, this is something rather frequent in recent times, but if you know the IP addresses from which the attacks come, you'll be able to block them, so the bots will not be able to access your site in any way. Naturally, you are able to block IPs even if you allow only people from specific countries to access your Internet site.

IP Blocking in Cloud Hosting

If you purchase a Linux cloud hosting from us, you will be able to see comprehensive traffic statistics for all of your Internet sites 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 which have produced the most traffic using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is extremely simple - pick the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type the IP address you want to block and save the change. All of the addresses you have blacklisted will appear in the same section of the CP, so you're able to always remove any of them and enable it to access your site again. You are able to block entire IP ranges using the tool also - you just need to leave 1 or 2 octets from the address blank. For 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 unwanted traffic to any website hosted within a semi-dedicated server account with our company, as we offer a really easy-to-use tool to do that, that is our Hepsia hosting CP. Even if you haven't addressed this sort of issues in the past, you will not have any difficulties, since our tool includes a very user-friendly interface. When you visit the IP blocking section of the CP, you will find a full list of all the domains and subdomains you have added inside the Hosted Domains section. All you should do to block an IP address is choose the desired domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and then type in the IP within the box below. The change shall take effect at once, so you'll not get any traffic from this address in the future. Taking away an IP from the blocked list is just as simple.