Having full root-level access signifies that you'll be able to access and customize any kind of file on a particular server, in addition to all the system files, and to change system settings or install server-side software which may be needed by certain scripts and even offline applications in order to function properly. A server is accessed at the root level with a root user, who has full privileges to perform all of the aforementioned tasks. Your root user can also create various other users. For security reasons, you are advised to have one more account for day-to-day tasks and to use the root account only if you actually need to perform a specific task on your hosting server. The root-level access feature offers you full control of your server from any existing location, given that you have the user credentials.

Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Hosting

You'll have full root-level access to your dedicated server regardless of what plan you pick during the signup process, as long as the server is ordered with cPanel or DirectAdmin, or with no hosting Control Panel at all. In all of these three cases, you are able to modify any part of the software environment in any way you see fit, that makes our server packages suitable for resource-demanding apps with specific requirements that can't be covered if you use a shared hosting account. The main difference between these options is that when you use cPanel or DirectAdmin, you'll have a web-based graphical interface to control numerous server-side options and also any web content which you create or upload, whereas if you order the server with no Control Panel, you'll have to perform everything with a Secure Shell console or to install a Control Panel of your liking, if it is compatible with the Operating System that you have selected throughout the sign up process. With the third Control Panel option that you can select on the order page - Hepsia, the root access will be limited.