If you have root-level access to a hosting server, it means that you'll have full control over it. That is to say, you can install any server-side application no matter what the changes that it will make to the software environment on your server, and you're able to both access and customize any file, which includes system files, and modify any settings. You can do this by connecting to the server as a root user who has full privileges to do all these things and also to create other users, including users who also have full privileges. This particular can be established with a web-based graphical interface or a Secure Shell console. For security reasons, it's recommended that you make another user for your daily work and use the root user only when you have to customize the server or to set up software which may be required by some script-driven application that you'd like to run.

Full Root-level Access in VPS

Our Linux VPS feature different degrees of access, so as to give you the option to select the one you need, according to your level of experience and on what you'll need the server for. When you get a VPS without Control Panel, you'll have full root-level access and you will control everything through a console, unless you set up some third-party software instrument. The servers which are ordered with the DirectAdmin or the cPanel website hosting Control Panel also feature full root access, yet most of the things which are linked to your world-wide web content can be done using a graphical interface and not a console. You can set up different frameworks or media streaming software, for instance, without any problems. If you get your virtual hosting server with the Hepsia Control Panel, you may still use a Secure Shell console to connect, but the root access will be restricted. Yet, the Hepsia-equipped servers are the easiest to control.

Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Hosting

You will have full root-level access to your dedicated server regardless of what package you pick during the signup 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 will be able to change any part of the software environment in any way you find fit, which makes our server packages suitable for resource-demanding apps with specific requirements which cannot be covered if you use a shared website hosting account. The difference between these options is the fact that when you select cPanel or DirectAdmin, you will have a web-based graphical interface to manage numerous server-side options and also any site content which you create or upload, whereas if you order the server without a Control Panel, you'll have to perform everything through a Secure Shell console or to install a Control Panel of your liking, if it is compatible with the OS which you've selected during the registration process. With the third Control Panel option which you're able to select on the order page - Hepsia, the root access will be limited.