Having root-level access to your server means that you'll be able to view and change any file on it, including crucial system files. You can also set up 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'll have full control over the machine whenever you want and you can do anything you would like. You can also create other users either with the same rights or with fewer rights, according to what you need them for - day-to-day tasks, other server administrators, etcetera. To be on the safe side, it is generally recommended to use the root account only when you actually need it and not for tasks which can be done via 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 Servers

The VPS servers that we provide are appropriate for a variety of purposes, depending on what you'd like to install and run on them and the experience that you have. When the server is ordered with the cPanel or the DirectAdmin hosting Control Panel, you'll have full root access and will be able to control your online content using a graphical interface, whereas you may still set up server-side applications that may be required by your sites and even by offline apps, for example VoIP programs, media encoding software, various frameworks, and many others. Without any Control Panel, you'll also have full root-level access, but you will have to do everything using a console. If you choose to use our in-house built Hepsia website hosting Control Panel, there are certain root access limitations, but this configuration is the most convenient to manage. In this way, you'll be able to choose the virtual server plan which you really need.

Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Servers

You'll 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 provided with cPanel or DirectAdmin, or with no hosting Control Panel at all. In all of these 3 cases, you will be able to update any part of the software environment in any way you find fit, that makes our server packages perfect for multi-media applications with specific requirements that can't be covered when you use a shared hosting account. The main difference between these options is the fact that when you pick cPanel or DirectAdmin, you'll have a web-based graphical interface to take care of numerous server-side options and also any website content that you generate or upload, whereas if you order the server with no Control Panel, you'll have to do everything using a Secure Shell console or to install a Control Panel of your liking, provided that it is compatible with the Operating System that you have selected during the sign up process. With the last Control Panel option which you are able to choose on our order page - Hepsia, the root access will be restricted.