Having root-level access to your server signifies that you can view and modify any file on it, including crucial system files. You can also install software which can modify specific settings on your server throughout the, so that the installation can be done only if you are signed in as the root user. The aforementioned 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 would like. You may also create other users either with identical rights or with fewer rights, according to what you require them for - daily tasks, other server administrators, etc. 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 that can be done via other accounts. You may use a web-based graphical interface or a Secure Shell console to connect with the server and to manage it at the root level.

Full Root-level Access in VPS Servers

Our VPS servers come with different levels of access, to give you the option to choose the one you need, based on your level of experience and on what you want the server for. If you purchase a VPS devoid of Control Panel, you'll have full root-level access and you can manage everything through a console, unless you set up a 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 related to your world-wide web content can be performed with a graphical interface and not a console. You're able to set up many different frameworks or media streaming software, for example, without a problem. When you get the virtual website hosting server with the Hepsia Control Panel, you can still use a Secure Shell console to connect, however, the root access will be reduced. Yet, the Hepsia-equipped servers are the simplest to take care of.

Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Servers

You'll have full root-level access to your dedicated server regardless of what plan you select throughout the registration process, as long as the server is provided with cPanel or DirectAdmin, or without web hosting Control Panel at all. In each of these three cases, you will be able to update any part of the software environment in any way you see fit, that makes our server plans perfect for multi-media apps with specific requirements which can't be covered if you use a shared website hosting account. The difference between these options is the fact that when you use cPanel or DirectAdmin, you will have a web-based graphical interface to manage various server-side options and also any web content which you generate or upload, whereas if you order the server devoid of Control Panel, you will have to do everything with a Secure Shell console or to install a Control Panel of your own liking, if it's compatible with the OS which you have selected during the sign up process. With the final Control Panel option that you will be able to pick on the order page - Hepsia, the root access will be restricted.