Having root-level access to a server signifies that you can view and update any file on it, including important system files. You may also set up software that can update certain settings on the server throughout the, so the installation is possible only if you are logged in as the root user. The latter has full privileges, which means that you will have full control over the machine at any time and you will be able to do anything you would like. You can also generate other users either with similar rights or with fewer rights, based on what you want them for - everyday tasks, other server admins, etc. To be on the safe side, it is usually recommended to use the root account only when you really need it and not for tasks that can be done through other accounts. You may use a web-based graphical interface or a Secure Shell console to be able to connect to the server and to control it at the root level.
Full Root-level Access in VPS Hosting
If you buy a virtual private servers from us, you'll have full root-level access in 3 cases - if the server has no website hosting Control Panel at all, or when you select cPanel or DirectAdmin throughout the order process. In the first case, you can change any part of the system with a Secure Shell console, while in the second, you can still use SSH to connect and to make modifications, but you'll also have a graphical interface at your disposal to control your world wide web content and the majority of the system settings. The root access makes our virtual server plans a very good choice when you wish to run any kind of software that you can't set up in an ordinary shared hosting account. With the last Control Panel option - Hepsia, you will be able to connect by way of SSH and to manage the content on the server, yet the root access rights will be more restricted.
Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Web Hosting
You'll have full root-level access to your dedicated server whatever the plan you pick throughout the registration process, as long as the server is provided with cPanel or DirectAdmin, or without web hosting Control Panel at all. In all of these three cases, you can modify any part of the software environment in any way you find fit, which makes our server packages suitable for resource-demanding apps with specific requirements which cannot be covered if you use a shared hosting account. The main difference between these options is that when you select cPanel or DirectAdmin, you'll have a web-based graphical interface to take care of many different server-side options and also any web content which you generate or upload, whereas when you order the server without a Control Panel, you will have to perform everything with a Secure Shell console or to set up a Control Panel of your own liking, provided that it is compatible with the OS which you have selected throughout the registration process. With the final Control Panel option that you'll be able to pick on the order page - Hepsia, the root access is restricted.