In case you notice a big increase in the online traffic to your Internet site and if after you check the visitor statistics it turns out that it comes from countries around the world or from other web servers, your site is more than likely being attacked by an automatic bot. Those programs go through random Internet sites trying to log in to their administrator area through a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments below any sort of article where this sort of an option is offered. The fact is that, that's something relatively frequent nowadays, but if you know the IP addresses from which the attacks come, you could block them, so the bots will be unable to access your Internet site in any way. Obviously, you can block IPs even if you allow only people from particular countries to access your website.

IP Blocking in Shared Hosting

If you have a shared hosting account with us and you would like to block one or a few IP addresses, you may use the IP Blocking tool, that's incorporated into our in-house built Hepsia Control Panel. By using a really simple interface, you are able to stop any IP from accessing your content even if you have not had a web hosting account before. All it requires to complete this is to log in to your Control Panel, to navigate to the IP Blocking section, to select a particular domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and then to type in the IP address. You will not have to do anything complicated if you'd like to block a whole network - you'll simply have to omit the last octet, so entering 1.1.1. with a blank space after the last dot will block the full range from to All blocked IPs will be listed within the same section, so you'll be able to remove any of them from the blacklist with just a mouse click.