Having full root-level access means that you will be able to access and change any kind of file on a selected server, in addition to all system files, and to change system settings or set up server-side software that may be needed by specific scripts and even offline applications to function properly. A server is accessed at the root level with a root user, who has full privileges to perform all of the abovementioned tasks. Your root user can also make other users. For safety reasons, you are advised to have one more account for daily tasks and to use the root account only if you actually need to do a particular task on the website hosting server. The root-level access function provides you with full control of your server from almost any location, provided that you know the user credentials.

Full Root-level Access in VPS

When you get a virtual private servers from us, you will have full root-level access in three cases - if the server has no hosting Control Panel at all, or in case you select cPanel or DirectAdmin throughout the order process. In the first case, you'll be able to update each part of the system from a Secure Shell console, while in the second, you will still be able to use SSH to connect and to make modifications, however you'll also have a graphical interface at your disposal to take care of your online content and the majority of the system settings. The root access makes our virtual server packages an excellent choice when you wish to run any kind of software that you can't install in a regular shared website hosting account. With the last Control Panel option - Hepsia, you'll be able to connect through SSH and to manage the content on the hosting server, but the root access rights will be more restricted.

Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Hosting

You'll have full root-level access to your dedicated server no matter which package you choose throughout the signup process, as long as the server is ordered with cPanel or DirectAdmin, or without hosting Control Panel at all. In each of these 3 cases, you are able to update any part of the software environment in any way you find fit, which makes our server packages perfect for multi-media apps with specific requirements that cannot be covered when you use a shared web hosting account. The difference between these options is the fact that when you pick cPanel or DirectAdmin, you'll have a web-based graphical interface to control many different server-side options and also any website content that you create or upload, while if you order the server without a Control Panel, you will have to do everything with a Secure Shell console or to install a Control Panel of your liking, if it's compatible with the OS which you have chosen throughout the sign up process. With the last Control Panel option that you will be able to select on the order page - Hepsia, the root access is limited.