Having full root-level access means that you can access and change any kind of file on a specific server, in addition to all the system files, and to change system settings or set up server-side software that may be required by specific scripts and even offline applications to function effectively. A server is accessed at the root level through a root user, which has full privileges to do all of the aforementioned things. Your root user can also make various other users. For security reasons, you're advised to have a different account for everyday tasks and to use the root account only if you actually need to perform some task on your website hosting server. The root-level access feature will give you full control of your server from any kind of location, as long as you know the user credentials.

Full Root-level Access in VPS Hosting

If you get a virtual private servers from us, you'll have full root-level access in 3 cases - if the server includes no hosting Control Panel at all, or when you select cPanel or DirectAdmin during the order process. In the first case, you'll be able to update any part of the system from a Secure Shell console, whereas in the second, you'll still be able to use SSH in order to connect and to make modifications, however you'll also have a graphical interface at your disposal to manage your online content and the majority of the system settings. The root access makes our virtual server plans an excellent choice when you wish to run any software that you cannot set up in a standard shared hosting account. With the last Control Panel option - Hepsia, you will be able to connect via SSH and to manage the content on your server, yet the root access rights are more restricted.

Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Web Hosting

You'll have full root-level access to your dedicated server whatever the plan you pick throughout the registration process, as long as the server is provided with cPanel or DirectAdmin, or without hosting Control Panel at all. In each of these 3 cases, you will be able to update any part of the software environment in any way you see fit, which makes our server packages ideal for multi-media applications with specific requirements which cannot be covered when you use a shared web hosting account. The main difference between these options is the fact that with cPanel or DirectAdmin, you will have a web-based graphical interface to take care of many different server-side options and any website content which you create or upload, whereas when you order the server with no 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 Operating System that you've chosen throughout the registration process. With the third Control Panel option that you'll be able to pick on our order page - Hepsia, the root access is limited.