Having full root-level access signifies that you can access and change each file on a particular server, which includes all system files, and to change system settings or install server-side software that may be required by certain scripts and even offline apps to work appropriately. A server is accessed at the root level with a root user, which has full privileges to perform any of the abovementioned tasks. The root user can also create various other users. For safety reasons, you're advised to have another account for daily tasks and to use the root account only if you actually need to do a particular task on the website hosting server. The root-level access feature gives you full control of your server from any existing location, provided that you know the user credentials.

Full Root-level Access in VPS Web Hosting

When you obtain a virtual private servers from our company, you'll have full root-level access in 3 cases - if the server features no web hosting Control Panel at all, or when you select cPanel or DirectAdmin during the order process. In the first case, you can modify each part of the system using a Secure Shell console, whereas in the second, you will still be able to use SSH in order to connect and to make adjustments, however you will also have a graphical interface available to take care of your world wide web content and most of the system settings. The root access makes our virtual server packages an excellent choice in case you would like to run any software that you can not set up in a regular shared hosting account. With the last Control Panel option - Hepsia, you'll be able to connect by way of SSH and to manage the content on your hosting server, however, the root access privileges are more restricted.

Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Servers Hosting

You'll have full root-level access to your dedicated server no matter which plan you choose during the signup process, as long as the server is provided with cPanel or DirectAdmin, or with no hosting Control Panel at all. In all of these 3 cases, you'll be able to update any part of the software environment in any way you find fit, that makes our server packages ideal for resource-demanding apps with specific requirements that can't be covered if you use a shared hosting account. The difference between these options is the fact that when you use cPanel or DirectAdmin, you'll have a web-based graphical interface to control many different server-side options and also any web content that you create or upload, whereas when you order the server with no Control Panel, you will have to do everything through a Secure Shell console or to set up a Control Panel of your own liking, if it's compatible with the OS that you have selected during the registration process. With the final Control Panel option that you are able to select on the order page - Hepsia, the root access will be restricted.