If you see a considerable increase in the online traffic to your site and if after you examine the visitor stats it turns out that it comes from locations around the world or from other servers, your website is probably being attacked by an automatic bot. Those pieces of software go through random sites looking to log in to their administration area by using a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments beneath every article where such an option is offered. However, that's something relatively frequent in recent times, but if you know the IP addresses through which the attacks come, you could block them, so the bots will not be able to access your Internet site in any way. Naturally, you are able to block IPs even if you allow only people from specific countries to access your website.

IP Blocking in Cloud Hosting

If you buy a Linux cloud hosting from us, you will be able to see comprehensive traffic statistics for all of your websites and if you notice that many of the visits to each of them are not authentic, you can block the IP addresses that have generated the most traffic through our IP Blocking tool. The interface is incredibly simple - select the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type the IP address that you want to block and save the change. All of the addresses that you've blacklisted shall appear inside the same section of the CP, allowing you to always remove any one of them and allow it to access your Internet site again. You could block entire IP ranges using the tool too - you simply need to leave 1 or 2 octets from the address blank. As an example, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to