If you see a significant increase in the traffic to your Internet site and if after you look into the visitor statistics it turns out that it comes from areas all over the world or from other web servers, your site is probably being attacked by an automatic bot. These pieces of software go through random sites aiming to log in to their administration area using a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments under every article where this type of an option is provided. Regrettably, that is something rather common in recent times, but if you know the IP addresses through which the attacks come, you may block them, so the bots shall not be able to access your website in any way. Obviously, you can block IPs even if you allow only people from certain countries to access your site.

IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers

Our semi-dedicated server accounts include a rather simple-to-use IP blocking tool, that will allow you to restrict individual IPs or even whole networks from accessing your Internet sites with simplya few mouse clicks and you shall not have any problems to achieve that even if that is your first website hosting account. As soon as you check out the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia Control Panel, you'll just have to pick the domain or subdomain you want from a drop-down list, then input the IP address within a box that you will see there and you will be ready. To prohibit the access for a whole network, you must leave one or more octets blank. For instance, if you type in 123.123. and do not type anything within the third and fourth positions, our hosting server shall deny requests from all IP addresses between and