Having full root-level access means that you can access and modify each file on a particular server, which includes all system files, and to change system settings or set up server-side software that may be needed by certain scripts and even offline apps in order to function effectively. A server is accessed at the root level with a root user, who has full privileges to perform all of the abovementioned tasks. The root user may also make various other users. For safety 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 do some task on the server. The root-level access attribute gives you full control of your server from any kind of location, given that you have the user credentials.

Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Hosting

You will have full root-level access to your dedicated server whatever the package you choose throughout the signup process, as long as the server is ordered with cPanel or DirectAdmin, or with no website hosting Control Panel at all. In all of these 3 cases, you're able to change any part of the software environment in any way you find fit, that makes our server plans perfect for multi-media apps with specific requirements that 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 control many different server-side options and also any site content that you create or upload, while when you order the server without a Control Panel, you will have to perform everything through a Secure Shell console or to install a Control Panel of your liking, if it is compatible with the Operating System that you've selected during the sign up process. With the last Control Panel option that you are able to select on the order page - Hepsia, the root access is restricted.