Having full root-level access signifies that you can access and customize any file on a particular server, including all system files, and to change system settings or set up server-side software that may be required by certain scripts and even offline apps in order to work efficiently. A server is accessed at the root level with a root user, who has full privileges to perform all of the aforementioned things. The root user can also make other users. For safety reasons, you are advised to have another account for everyday tasks and to use the root account only if you actually need to do some task on the website hosting server. The root-level access attribute will give you full control of your server from almost any location, as long as you have the user credentials.

Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Hosting

You'll have full root-level access to your dedicated server no matter which package you choose during the signup process, as long as the server is ordered with cPanel or DirectAdmin, or with no web hosting Control Panel at all. In all of these three cases, you are able to change any part of the software environment in any way you see fit, that makes our server packages ideal for multi-media apps with specific requirements that can't be covered if you use a shared web hosting account. The main difference between these options is that when you choose cPanel or DirectAdmin, you will have a web-based graphical interface to control a variety of server-side options as well as any site content which you create or upload, whereas if you order the server with no Control Panel, you'll have to perform everything using a Secure Shell console or to set up a Control Panel of your liking, provided that it is compatible with the OS that you've selected during the registration process. With the final Control Panel option which you'll be able to choose on the order page - Hepsia, the root access will be limited.