Having root-level access to a server means that you will be able to view and update any file on it, which includes crucial system files. You may also set up software that can update certain settings on the server throughout the, so the installation is possible only if you're signed in as the root user. The latter has full privileges, which means that you will have full control over your machine at any time and you'll be able to perform anything you want. You may also make various other users either with identical rights or with fewer rights, based on what you want them for - daily tasks, other server administrators, etcetera. To be on the safe side, it's usually recommended to use the root account only when you really need it and not for tasks you can do via 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 Servers

When you order a VPS servers from us, you will have full root-level access in three cases - if the server has no web hosting Control Panel at all, or when you select cPanel or DirectAdmin throughout the order process. In the first case, you can change any part of the system through a Secure Shell console, whereas in the second, you can still use SSH in order to connect and to make modifications, however you will also have a graphical interface you can use to manage your world wide web content and most of the system settings. The root access makes our virtual server packages a very good choice when you need to run any kind of 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 using SSH and to manage the content on your server, yet the root access rights are more restricted.

Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Servers

Each and every dedicated server that we supply provides you with full root-level access, when the server is ordered without a Control Panel, or with cPanel or DirectAdmin. If you would like to install and run heavy, resource-demanding apps and they have special requirements regarding the server software environment which can't be fulfilled by a standard shared website hosting plan, our servers are the right solution. Without any Control Panel at hand, you can access the server and modify its settings and the content which you upload with a console, whereas with cPanel and DirectAdmin, you'll have a graphical interface to take care of everything related to your online content, as well as most server-side settings. Needless to say, when you get a dedicated server with no Control Panel, you can set up some third-party software tool manually, as long as it is compatible with the Operating System that you've chosen at registration. If you choose our Hepsia Control Panel on your order page, you will have limited root access, yet you can still perform a number of things using a Secure Shell console.