If you notice a considerable increase in the online traffic to your website and if after you look into the visitor stats it turns out that it comes from locations across the world or from other web servers, your Internet site is probably being attacked by an automatic bot. Such pieces of software go through random sites aiming to log in to their administrator area using a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments underneath every article where this sort of an option is available. The fact is that, that's something quite popular these days, but if you know the IP addresses through which the attacks come, you may block them, so the bots will be unable to access your Internet site in any way. Obviously, you are able to block IPs even if you allow only people from particular countries to access your Internet site.

IP Blocking in Hosting

Our IP Blocking tool is part of the innovative Hepsia hosting Control Panel, which comes with all hosting accounts. It will enable you to block addresses with a few clicks. No coding skills are needed, since you will use an intuitive interface - you need to simply choose a domain or a subdomain from a drop-down menu and input the IP address that you'd like to be blocked. You shall be able to see all the IP addresses that you've added inside the same section and whitelisting any of them shall take just a mouse click. If you notice that your website is being flooded by various IPs, you'll be able to block an entire IP range as well. This may be completed by omitting the last number of the address. For example, if you need to block all 254 addresses from to, you simply have to input 1.1.1. and leave the last spot blank .

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Our semi-dedicated server accounts feature a really simple-to-use IP blocking tool, which will enable you to restrict individual IPs or even entire networks from accessing your websites with onlya couple of mouse clicks and you won't have any issues to do that even if that is your first website hosting account. Once you navigate to the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia Control Panel, you will simply have to select the domain or subdomain you need from a drop-down list, then type the IP address in a box that you will see there and you will be all set. To limit the access for an entire network, you'll have to leave one or more octets blank. For instance, if you input 123.123. and do not enter anything within the third and fourth positions, our web server shall deny requests from all IP addresses between and