If you see a major increase in the traffic to your Internet site and if after you examine the visitor statistics it turns out that it comes from locations all over the world or from other servers, your Internet site is most likely being attacked by an automatic bot. Those pieces of software go through random Internet sites seeking to log in to their administration area using a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments below any sort of article where this type of an option is offered. The fact is that, that is something rather frequent nowadays, but if you know the IP addresses from which the attacks come, you can block them, so the bots will not be able to access your site in any way. Certainly, you are able to block IPs even if you allow only people from certain countries to access your website.

IP Blocking in Cloud Hosting

If you have a cloud hosting account with our company and you wish to block one or a few IP addresses, you could use the IP Blocking tool, that is incorporated into our in-house built Hepsia Control Panel. By using a really simple interface, you could prevent any IP from accessing your content even if you have not had a web hosting account before. All it requires to do that is to log within to your CP, to go 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 need to do anything difficult if you wish to block a whole network - you'll just need to omit the last octet, so entering 1.1.1. with a blank space after the last dot shall block the whole range from 1.1.1.1 to 1.1.1.255. All blocked IPs shall be listed within the same section, so you shall be able to remove any of them from the blacklist with only a mouse click.