Having root-level access to a server means that you will be able to view and change any file on it, including crucial system files. You can also set up software which can update specific settings on your server during the process, so the installation is possible only if you're logged in as the root user. The latter has full privileges, which means that you will have full control over your machine whenever you want and you will be able to do anything you want. You can also generate other users either with identical rights or with fewer rights, based on what you need them for - everyday tasks, other server administrators, etc. To be on the safe side, it's generally recommended to employ the root account only when you actually need it and not for tasks which can be done through other accounts. You can use a web-based graphical interface or a Secure Shell console in order to connect with the server and to control it at the root level.

Full Root-level Access in VPS

Our Linux VPS services include different levels of access, in order to give you the option to select the one you need, based on your level of experience and on what you want the server for. If you purchase a VPS without any Control Panel, you will have full root-level access and you will take care of everything through a console, unless you install some third-party software instrument. The servers which are ordered with the DirectAdmin or the cPanel hosting Control Panel also include full root access, however most of the things that are linked to your web content can be done through a graphical interface and not a console. You are able to install various frameworks or media streaming software, for instance, without a problem. When you order your virtual server with the Hepsia Control Panel, you can still use a Secure Shell console to connect, however, the root access is restricted. Yet, the Hepsia-equipped servers are the easiest to manage.

Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Hosting

You'll have full root-level access to your dedicated server no matter which plan you choose throughout the signup process, as long as the server is provided with cPanel or DirectAdmin, or without hosting Control Panel at all. In all of these three cases, you will be able to change any part of the software environment in any way you find fit, which makes our server plans suitable for multi-media apps with specific requirements that cannot be covered when you use a shared website hosting account. The main difference between these options is the fact that when you choose cPanel or DirectAdmin, you will have a web-based graphical interface to control numerous 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'll have to perform everything using a Secure Shell console or to set up a Control Panel of your liking, if it's compatible with the OS which you've chosen during the registration process. With the third Control Panel option that you'll be able to pick on the order page - Hepsia, the root access will be restricted.