Having full root-level access signifies that you'll be able to access and customize any kind of file on a particular server, which includes all system files, and to change system settings or install server-side software which may be needed by specific scripts and even offline applications in order to work effectively. A server is accessed at the root level via a root user, who has full privileges to perform all the aforementioned things. The root user may also make other users. For security reasons, you are advised to have one more account for routine tasks and to use the root account only if you actually need to perform a specific task on your server. The root-level access feature provides you with full control over your server from any location, as long as you have the user credentials.

Full Root-level Access in VPS Servers

When you purchase a VPS servers from us, 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 throughout the order process. In the first case, you can change 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 you can use to control your online content and almost all of the system settings. The root access makes our virtual server plans an excellent choice if you want to run any software that you are unable to set up in an ordinary shared hosting account. With the last Control Panel option - Hepsia, you'll be able to connect via SSH and to manage the content on the server, but the root access rights are more limited.

Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Servers

You will have full root-level access to your dedicated server no matter which plan you select during the registration process, as long as the server is ordered with cPanel or DirectAdmin, or with no web hosting Control Panel at all. In each of these three cases, you'll be able to update any part of the software environment in any way you see fit, that makes our server packages suitable for resource-demanding apps with specific requirements that cannot be covered if you use a shared web hosting account. The difference between these options is that with cPanel or DirectAdmin, you will have a web-based graphical interface to manage numerous server-side options and any site content that you create or upload, whereas when you order the server devoid of Control Panel, you'll have to do everything using a Secure Shell console or to install a Control Panel of your liking, if it's compatible with the Operating System which you have selected during the registration process. With the final Control Panel option that you'll be able to pick on our order page - Hepsia, the root access will be limited.