Having full root-level access means that you'll be able to access and modify every file on a specific server, in addition to all system files, and to change system settings or set up server-side software that may be required by specific scripts and even offline applications in order to work effectively. A server is accessed at the root level through a root user, which has full privileges to do all of the abovementioned things. The root user can also create various other users. For safety reasons, you are advised to have one more account for daily tasks and to use the root account only if you actually need to perform a specific task on the hosting server. The root-level access feature gives you full control of your server from any kind of location, given that you have the user credentials.

Full Root-level Access in VPS

When you get a virtual private servers from us, you'll have full root-level access in 3 cases - if the server includes no web hosting Control Panel at all, or in case you select cPanel or DirectAdmin during the order process. In the first case, you can update any part of the system with a Secure Shell console, while in the second, you'll still be able to use SSH in order to connect and to make changes, yet you'll also have a graphical interface accessible to take care of your online content and many of the system settings. The root access makes our virtual server plans a great choice in case you wish to run any kind of software which you are unable to install in a regular shared web hosting account. With the last Control Panel option - Hepsia, you will be able to connect via SSH and to manage the content on your hosting server, yet the root access rights will be more restricted.

Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Hosting

In case you pick the cPanel or the DirectAdmin web hosting Control Panel, you will have full root access to your new dedicated server, no matter which of our packages you'll select during the signup process. The same is valid when you decide not to use a Control Panel at all. All our servers provide you with the opportunity to run both very resource-demanding applications that are too heavy for a shared web hosting account and apps that have particular requirements as to what the program environment on your hosting server has to be. The latter is something that cannot be achieved on a shared machine, as no server-side software can be set up on it. The difference between the aforementioned choices is that without having a Control Panel, server management can be done only via a console, while if you obtain cPanel or DirectAdmin, most of the system settings and your site content will be controlled through a graphical interface. If you pick Hepsia, which is the last Control Panel option on the order page, you'll have a server with restricted root access.