Having root-level access to your server signifies that you'll be able to view and modify any file on it, which includes crucial system files. You can also install software which can modify certain settings on your server during the process, so that the installation can be done only if you are logged in as the root user. The aforementioned has full privileges, which means that you will have full control over your machine whenever you want and you can do anything you want. You may also create additional users either with identical rights or with fewer rights, depending on what you need them for - daily tasks, other server admins, etcetera. To be on the safe side, it is usually recommended to use the root account only when you really need it and not for tasks that you can do using other accounts. You may 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 acquire a VPS servers from us, you will have full root-level access in three cases - if the server includes no hosting Control Panel at all, or if you select cPanel or DirectAdmin throughout the order process. In the first case, you will be able to change any part of the system through a Secure Shell console, while in the second, you'll still be able to use SSH in order to connect and to make changes, still you will also have a graphical interface at your disposal to manage your online content and almost all of the system settings. The root access makes our virtual server packages a great choice if you wish to run any kind of software which you can not set up in a standard shared web hosting account. With the last Control Panel option - Hepsia, you will be able to connect by using SSH and to manage the content on your hosting server, however, the root access rights are more restricted.

Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Servers

You will have full root-level access to your dedicated server no matter which plan you choose during the registration process, as long as the server is provided with cPanel or DirectAdmin, or without web hosting Control Panel at all. In all of these 3 cases, you will be able to modify any part of the software environment in any way you see fit, that makes our server plans suitable for multi-media applications with specific requirements that can't be covered if you use a shared web hosting account. The difference between these options is that with cPanel or DirectAdmin, you will have a web-based graphical interface to control a variety of server-side options as well as any website content which you create or upload, whereas if you order the server devoid of Control Panel, you will have to perform everything with a Secure Shell console or to set up a Control Panel of your own liking, provided that it's compatible with the OS that you have chosen during the sign up process. With the last Control Panel option which you'll be able to choose on the order page - Hepsia, the root access is limited.