Having root-level access to a server signifies that you'll be able to view and update any file on it, which includes essential system files. You may also install software that can modify certain settings on the server throughout the, so the installation is possible only if you're logged in as the root user. The aforementioned has full privileges, i.e. you will have full control over your machine whenever you want and you can do anything you need. You can also create additional users either with identical rights or with fewer rights, based 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 use the root account only when you really need it and not for tasks which can be done through other accounts. You may use a web-based graphical interface or a Secure Shell console in order to connect to the server and to control it at the root level.

Full Root-level Access in VPS

When you order 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 when you select cPanel or DirectAdmin during the order process. In the first case, you will be able to modify any part of the system using a Secure Shell console, whereas in the second, you can still use SSH in order to connect and to make adjustments, however you will also have a graphical interface you can use to control your world wide web content and most of the system settings. The root access makes our virtual server packages a great choice when you would like to run any software which you can not install in a regular shared web hosting account. With the last Control Panel option - Hepsia, you'll be able to connect by way of SSH and to control the content on the server, however, the root access rights will be more restricted.

Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Hosting

Each and every dedicated server that we offer comes with full root-level access, when the server is ordered without a Control Panel, or with cPanel or DirectAdmin. If you want to install and run heavy, resource-demanding apps and they have specific requirements with regard to the server software environment which cannot be fulfilled by a regular shared hosting package, our servers will be the best solution. Without any Control Panel at hand, you'll be able to access the server and change its settings and the content which you upload using a console, while with cPanel and DirectAdmin, you will have a graphical interface to take care of everything related to your online content, and the majority of server-side settings. As expected, if you get a dedicated server with no Control Panel, you can always install some third-party tool manually, as long as it supports the OS that you have chosen at registration. If you select our Hepsia Control Panel from the order page, you will have limited root access, yet you will still be able to do a number of things using a Secure Shell console.