In case you notice a large increase in the online traffic to your website and in case after you look at the visitor statistics it turns out that it comes from areas all over the world or from other servers, your site is most likely being attacked by an automatic bot. Those programs go through random Internet sites aiming to log in to their admin area by using a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments under any sort of article where such an option is available. Regrettably, that is something quite frequent these days, but if you know the IP addresses from which the attacks come, you can block them, so the bots will be unable to access your website in any way. Naturally, you may block IPs even if you allow only people from specific countries to access your Internet site.

IP Blocking in Cloud Website Hosting

If you have a cloud website hosting account with our company and you want to block one or several IP addresses, you could use the IP Blocking tool, which is incorporated into our in-house built Hepsia CP. By using a very simple interface, you could stop any IP from accessing your content even if you have never had a web hosting account before. All it requires to do that is to log inside to your CP, to check out the IP Blocking section, to pick a particular domain or subdomain from a drop-down menu and then to enter the IP address. You shall not have to do anything difficult if you wish to block an entire network - you will simply have to omit the last octet, so entering 1.1.1. with a blank space after the last dot will block the whole range from 1.1.1.1 to 1.1.1.255. All blocked IPs will be listed in the exact same section, so you'll be able to remove any of them from the blacklist with a click.