If you see a considerable increase in the traffic to your website and in case after you look into the visitor stats it turns out that it comes from countries across the globe or from other web servers, your site is most likely being attacked by an automatic bot. Such programs go through random sites aiming to log in to their administrator area through a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments beneath any article where this type of an option is available. Unfortunately, that's something relatively popular these days, but if you know the IP addresses through which the attacks come, you'll be able to block them, so the bots shall not be able to access your Internet site in any way. Naturally, you are able to block IPs even if you allow only people from certain countries to access your Internet site.

IP Blocking in Shared Hosting

Our shared hosting come with an IP blocking tool, so if you'd like to limit the access to your Internet sites, it shall be able to do this with just a couple of clicks. The tool is provided with the Hepsia hosting CP, which comes with all accounts and which is very easy to use. As soon as you log in and check out the IP blocking section, you shall just need to choose a domain or a subdomain hosted in the account and type in the IP address which should be blocked. Our system allows you to block whole networks also, so if you type 123.123.123., for instance, this will block all IP addresses between and from accessing your sites. In case you wish to whitelist an IP at some point, you'll be able to unblock it with simply a click from the same section.

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers

Our semi-dedicated server accounts come with a really simple-to-use IP blocking tool, that will enable you to restrict individual IPs or even whole networks from accessing your sites with onlyseveral mouse clicks and you will not have any difficulties to achieve that even if that's your first hosting account. As soon as you go to the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia Control Panel, you'll just need to choose the domain or subdomain you need from a drop-down list, then input the IP address inside a box which you'll see there and you will be ready. To restrict the access for an entire network, you'll have to leave one or more octets blank. For instance, if you enter 123.123. and don't type anything within the third and fourth positions, our web server will deny requests from all IP addresses between and