Having full root-level access signifies that you can access and change any file on a selected server, in addition to all of the system files, and to change system settings or set up server-side software which may be required by specific scripts and even offline apps in order to function properly. A server is accessed at the root level through a root user, who has full privileges to perform all the aforementioned tasks. Your root user may also create other users. For security reasons, you're advised to have another account for day-to-day tasks and to use the root account only if you actually need to do a task on the website hosting server. The root-level access function gives you full control of your server from any location, given that you have the user credentials.

Full Root-level Access in VPS Web Hosting

If you get a virtual private servers from us, you will have full root-level access in three cases - if the server comes with no web 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 change any part of the system using a Secure Shell console, while in the second, you'll still be able to use SSH in order to connect and to make adjustments, still you'll also have a graphical interface at your disposal to take care of your world wide web content and almost all of the system settings. The root access makes our virtual server packages a very good choice when you wish to run any kind of software which you can't set up in a regular shared website hosting account. With the last Control Panel option - Hepsia, you'll be able to connect by way of SSH and to control the content on the server, yet the root access rights are more limited.

Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Servers Hosting

You'll have full root-level access to your dedicated server whatever the package you pick during the registration process, as long as the server is ordered with cPanel or DirectAdmin, or without web hosting Control Panel at all. In all of these three cases, you can update any part of the software environment in any way you find fit, which makes our server plans suitable for resource-demanding applications with specific requirements which can't be covered if you use a shared hosting account. The main difference between these options is the fact that with cPanel or DirectAdmin, you'll have a web-based graphical interface to control various server-side options and any web content that you generate or upload, whereas when you order the server with no Control Panel, you will have to perform everything through a Secure Shell console or to set up a Control Panel of your own liking, provided that it is compatible with the Operating System which you've selected throughout the sign up process. With the final Control Panel option which you can select on the order page - Hepsia, the root access is restricted.