Having root-level access to a server signifies that you will be able to view and modify any file on it, including crucial system files. You may also set up software which can modify specific settings on your server throughout the, so that the installation can be done only if you are logged in as the root user. The aforementioned has full privileges, i.e. you'll have full control over your machine whenever you want and you will be able to do anything you want. You may also create various other users either with identical rights or with fewer rights, based on what you need them for - day-to-day tasks, other server admins, etc. To be on the safe side, it's generally recommended to employ the root account only when you really need it and not for tasks that can be done using other accounts. You can use a web-based graphical interface or a Secure Shell console to connect with the server and to control it at the root level.

Full Root-level Access in VPS Servers

If you order a VPS servers from our company, you'll have full root-level access in three cases - if the server comes with no web hosting Control Panel at all, or in case you select cPanel or DirectAdmin throughout the order process. In the first case, you can update each part of the system from a Secure Shell console, while in the second, you'll still be able to use SSH to connect and to make modifications, however you'll also have a graphical interface you can use to manage your web content and almost all the system settings. The root access makes our virtual server plans an excellent choice if you wish to run any kind of software that you cannot set up in an ordinary shared hosting account. With the last Control Panel option - Hepsia, you will be able to connect through SSH and to take care of the content on your hosting 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 regardless of what package you select during the registration process, as long as the server is provided with cPanel or DirectAdmin, or with no website hosting Control Panel at all. In all of these 3 cases, you're able to change any part of the software environment in any way you see fit, that makes our server plans suitable for resource-demanding applications with specific requirements which cannot be covered when you use a shared hosting account. The main difference between these options is that when you choose cPanel or DirectAdmin, you'll have a web-based graphical interface to manage numerous server-side options and also any web content which you generate or upload, whereas if you order the server without a Control Panel, you will have to do everything with a Secure Shell console or to set up a Control Panel of your own liking, if it's compatible with the Operating System which you've chosen throughout the registration process. With the final Control Panel option which you will be able to choose on the order page - Hepsia, the root access is restricted.