If you see a significant increase in the traffic to your site and if after you examine the visitor statistics it turns out that it comes from areas across the globe or from other servers, your Internet site is probably being attacked by an automatic bot. Such programs go through random Internet sites looking to log in to their admin area by using a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments underneath every article where this type of an option is made available. However, that is something rather popular nowadays, 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 site in any way. Needless to say, you may block IPs even if you allow only people from particular countries to access your site.

IP Blocking in Shared Web Hosting

Our IP Blocking tool comes with the innovative Hepsia hosting CP, provided with all shared web hosting accounts. It shall permit you to block addresses with a couple of mouse clicks. No coding skills are required, as you'll use an intuitive interface - you need to simply pick a domain or a subdomain from a drop-down menu and type in the IP address you want to be blocked. You will be able to see all the IP addresses which you have added inside the very same section and whitelisting each of them will take simply a click. If you notice your Internet site is being flooded by different IPs, you'll be able to block an entire IP range as well. This could be performed 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 only need to type in 1.1.1. and leave the last spot blank .

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Hosting

If you host your sites inside a semi-dedicated server account with us and you wish to block one or numerous IP addresses at some point, you'll be able to take advantage of the easy-to-use blocking tool, that we've supplied with our in-house built Hepsia hosting Control Panel. With only several clicks, you'll be able to block particular IPs or whole ranges, if required. All you'll need to do is select any of your domains or subdomains from a drop-down menu, select if the blocking should be valid for the root folder or for a subfolder which is part of the website, and then type the IP address that you'd like to block. For an IP range, you simply have to omit the last octet or the last 2 octets of the address based on the size of the network that you want to block. All of the addresses that you've restricted will be listed in the exact same section and if you wish to whitelist any one of them, you will be able to do it with just a mouse click whenever you want.