If you see a major increase in the traffic to your website and if after you examine the visitor stats it turns out that it comes from places across the globe or from other 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 administration area using a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments below every article where this kind of an option is made available. Unfortunately, that is something rather popular these days, but if you know the IP addresses from which the attacks come, you may block them, so the bots will not be able to access your website in any way. Certainly, you may block IPs even if you allow only people from certain countries to access your Internet site.
IP Blocking in Shared Website Hosting
Our IP Blocking tool is part of the ground breaking Hepsia hosting Control Panel, provided with all shared website hosting
accounts. It shall allow you to block addresses with simply a couple of mouse clicks. No coding skills are required, due to the fact that you shall use an intuitive interface - you need to simply select a domain or a subdomain from a drop-down menu and type in the IP address that you'd like to be blocked. You shall be able to see all the IP addresses that you have added in the exact same section and whitelisting any of them will take only a mouse click. If you notice that your Internet site is being flooded by various IPs, you will be able to block a whole IP range as well. This may be done by omitting the last number of the address. For instance, if you need to block all 254 addresses from 184.108.40.206 to 220.127.116.11, you basically have to type in 1.1.1. and leave the last spot blank .
IP Blocking in Semi-dedicated Servers
Our semi-dedicated server
accounts include a rather simple-to-use IP blocking tool, which will permit you to prohibit individual IPs or even entire networks from accessing your websites with simplya few clicks and you will not have any difficulties to achieve that even if this is your first website hosting account. Once you navigate to the IP Blocking section of the Hepsia CP, you will only need to pick the domain or subdomain in question from a drop-down list, then input the IP address within a box which you'll see there and you will be ready. To limit the access for an entire network, you'll have to leave one or more octets blank. For example, if you input 123.123. and don't type anything inside the third and fourth positions, our hosting server will deny requests from all IP addresses between 18.104.22.168 and 22.214.171.124.