Having root-level access to your server means that you can view and update any file on it, which includes important system files. You can also set up software which can update certain settings on your server throughout the, so the installation can be done only if you're logged in as the root user. The aforementioned has full privileges, i.e. you'll have full control over the machine at any time and you will be able to perform anything you need. You may also create other users either with identical rights or with fewer rights, depending on what you need them for - day-to-day tasks, other server administrators, etcetera. To be on the safe side, it is usually recommended to employ the root account only when you really need it and not for tasks you can do through other accounts. You can use a web-based graphical interface or a Secure Shell console to connect to the server and to control it at the root level.

Full Root-level Access in VPS Servers

When you obtain a VPS servers from us, you'll have full root-level access in three cases - if the server has no website hosting Control Panel at all, or when you select cPanel or DirectAdmin during the order process. In the first case, you will be able to modify each part of the system through a Secure Shell console, whereas in the second, you'll still be able to use SSH in order to connect and to make changes, yet you will also have a graphical interface at your disposal to manage your web content and almost all the system settings. The root access makes our virtual server packages a great choice in case you want to run any kind of software that you are unable to set up in an ordinary shared web hosting account. With the last Control Panel option - Hepsia, you will be able to connect by way of SSH and to manage the content on your hosting server, yet the root access rights are 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 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 change any part of the software environment in any way you see fit, that makes our server packages perfect 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 with cPanel or DirectAdmin, you'll have a web-based graphical interface to control a variety of server-side options and also any website content that you create or upload, while when you order the server devoid of Control Panel, you'll have to do everything with a Secure Shell console or to set up a Control Panel of your liking, provided that it is compatible with the Operating System which you've selected during the registration process. With the third Control Panel option which you'll be able to select on our order page - Hepsia, the root access will be limited.