Having full root-level access signifies that you will be able to access and change each file on a selected server, including all system files, and to change system settings or set up server-side software that may be needed by certain scripts and even offline applications to function efficiently. A server is accessed at the root level with a root user, which has full privileges to perform all the abovementioned tasks. The root user can also generate various other users. For safety reasons, you are advised to have another account for everyday tasks and to use the root account only if you actually need to do a specific task on the website hosting server. The root-level access function provides you with full control over your server from any kind of location, provided that you have the user credentials.

Full Root-level Access in VPS

If you buy a virtual private servers from us, you'll have full root-level access in three cases - if the server features no hosting Control Panel at all, or if you select cPanel or DirectAdmin during the order process. In the first case, you'll be able to modify any part of the system using a Secure Shell console, whereas in the second, you can still use SSH to connect and to make adjustments, still you will also have a graphical interface available to take care of your online content and almost all of the system settings. The root access makes our virtual server packages a great choice if you need to run any kind of software that you are unable to set up in an ordinary shared hosting account. With the last Control Panel option - Hepsia, you will be able to connect via SSH and to control the content on the server, but the root access privileges are more limited.

Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Hosting

You will have full root-level access to your dedicated server whatever the package you select throughout the registration process, as long as the server is ordered with cPanel or DirectAdmin, or with no hosting Control Panel at all. In all of these three cases, you are able to change any part of the software environment in any way you see fit, that makes our server plans ideal for multi-media apps with specific requirements that cannot be covered if you use a shared web hosting account. The main difference between these options is the fact that when you use cPanel or DirectAdmin, you will have a web-based graphical interface to control many different server-side options and also any site content which you generate or upload, whereas if you order the server without a Control Panel, you'll have to do everything through a Secure Shell console or to install a Control Panel of your liking, provided that it is compatible with the OS that you have chosen throughout the registration process. With the third Control Panel option that you'll be able to select on our order page - Hepsia, the root access is restricted.