When you have root-level access to a hosting server, it means that you will have full control over it. In other words, you'll be able set up any server-side app regardless of the changes that it will make to the software environment on your server, and you're able to both access and modify any kind of file, including system files, and change various settings. You can do this by connecting to the server as a root user that has full privileges to perform the aforementioned things and to generate other users, including users that also have full privileges. This particular can be established through a web-based graphical interface or a Secure Shell console. For security reasons, it is recommended that you create another user for your everyday work and employ the root user only when you have to customize the server or to install software that may be required by a script-driven application that you want to run.

Full Root-level Access in VPS Servers

The VPS web hosting plans that we offer are suitable for many different purposes, depending on what you wish to install and run on them and the experience that you have. When your hosting server features the cPanel or the DirectAdmin hosting Control Panel, you'll have full root access and will be able to control your web content with a graphical interface, whereas you can still set up server-side applications which may be required by your websites and even by offline apps, such as VoIP programs, media encoding software, various frameworks, and many others. Without any Control Panel, you'll also have full root-level access, but you'll need to do everything using a console. If you choose to use our in-house made Hepsia website hosting Control Panel, there'll be certain root access restrictions, but this configuration is the easiest to manage. That way, you'll be able to select the virtual server plan that 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 choose during the signup process, as long as the server is provided with cPanel or DirectAdmin, or with no 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 find fit, that makes our server plans ideal for multi-media apps with specific requirements that can't be covered when you use a shared hosting account. The difference between these options is the fact that with cPanel or DirectAdmin, you will have a web-based graphical interface to manage various server-side options and also any site content which you create or upload, while if you order the server without a Control Panel, you'll have to perform everything with a Secure Shell console or to set up a Control Panel of your liking, provided that it's compatible with the Operating System that you've selected throughout 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.