When you have root-level access to a hosting server, this means that you'll 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 the server, and you can both access and update any file, which includes system files, and change various settings. You can do this by connecting to the server as a root user who has full privileges to perform all these things as well as to create other users, which includes users who also have full privileges. This connection can be established using a web-based graphical interface or a Secure Shell console. For security reasons, it's recommended that you create a separate user for your daily work and employ the root user only when you need to customize the server or to install software which may be required by some script-driven application that you wish to run.

Full Root-level Access in VPS Servers

Our VPS servers include different levels of access, so as to give you the option to choose the one you need, according to your level of experience and on what you need the server for. When you acquire a VPS without any Control Panel, you will have full root-level access and you'll control everything through a console, unless you set up a third-party instrument. The servers that are ordered with the DirectAdmin or the cPanel web hosting Control Panel also feature full root access, however most of the things that are linked to your online content can be done with a graphical interface and not a console. You can install many different frameworks or media streaming software, for instance, without a problem. When you obtain your virtual hosting server with the Hepsia Control Panel, you may still use a Secure Shell console to connect, however, the root access is limited. Yet, the Hepsia-equipped servers are the simplest to take care of.

Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Servers

When you choose the cPanel or the DirectAdmin website hosting Control Panel, you'll have full root access to your new dedicated server, regardless of which of our plans you will choose throughout the registration process. The very same is valid if you decide not to get a Control Panel at all. All our servers will give you the option to run both really resource-demanding apps which are too heavy for a shared hosting account and apps which have certain requirements as to what the program environment on your web hosting server has to be. The latter is something which cannot be achieved on a shared machine, due to the fact that no server-side software can be set up on it. The difference between the aforementioned alternatives is that without having a Control Panel, server management can be done only through a console, while if you obtain cPanel or DirectAdmin, most of the system settings as well as your site content will be controlled through a graphical interface. When you pick Hepsia, that is the last Control Panel option on the registration page, you will have a server with restricted root access.