If you see a considerable increase in the online traffic to your site and if after you examine the visitor statistics it turns out that it comes from places across the globe or from other web servers, your site is most likely being attacked by an automatic bot. Such programs go through random websites seeking to log in to their admin area through a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments below every article where this sort of an option is offered. Unfortunately, this is something relatively common in recent times, but if you know the IP addresses from which the attacks come, you may block them, so the bots will be unable to access your site in any way. Naturally, you may block IPs even if you allow only people from particular countries to access your Internet site.

IP Blocking in Shared Web Hosting

Our IP Blocking tool is part of the ground breaking Hepsia hosting CP, provided with all shared web hosting accounts. It will enable you to block addresses with just a few clicks. No coding abilities are needed, as you will use an intuitive interface - you just have to pick a domain or a subdomain from a drop-down menu and type in the IP address that you'd like to be blocked. You'll be able to see all the IP addresses which you have added within the same section and whitelisting any of them shall take just a click. If you notice that your Internet site is being flooded by numerous IPs, you shall be able to block a whole IP range also. This may be done by omitting the last number of the address. For instance, if you wish to block all 254 addresses from 1.1.1.1 to 1.1.1.255, you simply have to type in 1.1.1. and leave the last spot blank .

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers

The Hepsia hosting CP, offered with our semi-dedicated plans, will enable you to solve the problem with unwanted traffic very easily. It includes an IP blocking tool where you may add IP addresses with several mouse clicks. All domains and subdomains which you have inside the account shall be listed in a drop-down menu, so you just need to pick the one you need and then type the IP address that should be blocked. If you want to block an entire range, a C-class network for instance, you just need to type the first three octets of the IP and leave the last one blank. That will block all 254 addresses, so you will not need to input them manually. Since all the IPs you add in this section will be listed, you may effortlessly unblock any one of them by clicking the Delete button relevant to the given IP.