Having full root-level access signifies that you'll be able to access and modify every file on a specific server, in addition to all the system files, and to change system settings or install server-side software that may be necessary for certain scripts and even offline applications to function appropriately. A server is accessed at the root level with a root user, who has full privileges to perform any of the aforementioned tasks. Your root user can also make various other users. For safety reasons, you are advised to have a different account for day-to-day tasks and to use the root account only if you actually need to do a particular task on your hosting server. The root-level access function will give you full control of your server from any location, provided that you have the user credentials.

Full Root-level Access in VPS Servers

When you get a VPS servers from our company, you'll have full root-level access in 3 cases - if the server has no website hosting Control Panel at all, or when you select cPanel or DirectAdmin during the order process. In the first case, you will be able to update any part of the system through a Secure Shell console, whereas in the second, you'll still be able to use SSH to connect and to make adjustments, however you will also have a graphical interface accessible to take care of your web content and almost all of the system settings. The root access makes our virtual server packages a very good choice if you wish to run any software which you can not install in a standard shared hosting account. With the last Control Panel option - Hepsia, you'll be able to connect via SSH and to control the content on your server, but the root access rights will be more limited.

Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Servers

You will have full root-level access to your dedicated server whatever the plan you pick throughout the registration process, as long as the server is ordered with cPanel or DirectAdmin, or without web hosting Control Panel at all. In each of these three cases, you're able to change any part of the software environment in any way you see fit, that makes our server packages ideal for multi-media applications with specific requirements that can't be covered when you use a shared hosting account. The main difference between these options is that when you select cPanel or DirectAdmin, you will have a web-based graphical interface to take care of various server-side options as well as any web content that you create or upload, whereas if you order the server devoid of Control Panel, you'll have to do everything using a Secure Shell console or to set up a Control Panel of your liking, provided that it's compatible with the Operating System that you've chosen during the registration process. With the final Control Panel option which you are able to pick on our order page - Hepsia, the root access is restricted.