In case you notice a major increase in the traffic to your website and if after you check the visitor stats it turns out that it comes from places all over the world or from other web servers, your site is probably being attacked by an automatic bot. Those pieces of software go through random Internet sites aiming to log in to their administrator area using a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments beneath every article where this type of an option is provided. The fact is that, that's something rather common nowadays, but if you know the IP addresses through which the attacks come, you can block them, so the bots will not be able to access your Internet site in any way. Of course, you'll be able to block IPs even if you allow only people from certain countries to access your Internet site.

IP Blocking in Website Hosting

If you purchase a Linux website hosting package from us, you shall be able to see comprehensive traffic stats for all of your Internet sites and if you notice that a considerable amount of the visits to any of them are not authentic, you'll be able to block the IP addresses that have created the most traffic by using our IP Blocking tool. The interface is really simple - choose the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type the IP address that you'd like to block and save the change. All of the addresses which you have blacklisted will appear inside the very same section of the CP, so you can always remove any one of them and permit it to access your Internet site again. You can block whole IP ranges via the tool as well - you just need to leave one or two octets from the address blank. As an example, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to