Having root-level access to your server means that you'll be able to view and change any file on it, including important system files. You can also set up software which can change certain settings on your server throughout the, so that the installation can be done only if you are signed in as the root user. The aforementioned has full privileges, which means that you'll have full control over your machine at any time and you will be able to perform anything you need. You can also make other users either with the same rights or with fewer rights, based on what you require them for - day-to-day tasks, other server admins, etc. To be on the safe side, it's usually recommended to employ the root account only when you really need it and not for tasks that you can do via other accounts. You can use a web-based graphical interface or a Secure Shell console to connect to the server and to control it at the root level.
Full Root-level Access in VPS
If you obtain a virtual private servers from our company, you'll have full root-level access in three cases - if the server comes with no website hosting Control Panel at all, or if you select cPanel or DirectAdmin during the order process. In the first case, you can update any part of the system with a Secure Shell console, whereas in the second, you'll still be able to use SSH to connect and to make changes, still you will also have a graphical interface at your disposal to manage your world wide web content and the majority of the system settings. The root access makes our virtual server packages an excellent choice if you need to run any kind of software that you can't set up in a standard shared website 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 your hosting server, yet the root access privileges will be more restricted.
Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Hosting
You'll have full root-level access to your dedicated server no matter which package you choose throughout the registration process, as long as the server is ordered with cPanel or DirectAdmin, or without hosting Control Panel at all. In all of these three cases, you will be able to modify any part of the software environment in any way you see fit, which makes our server plans suitable for multi-media apps with specific requirements that cannot be covered when you use a shared web hosting account. The difference between these options is that when you choose cPanel or DirectAdmin, you'll have a web-based graphical interface to take care of various server-side options as well as any site content that you create or upload, whereas when you order the server without a Control Panel, you'll have to perform everything with a Secure Shell console or to install a Control Panel of your own liking, if it is compatible with the OS which you've chosen during the sign up process. With the third Control Panel option which you will be able to pick on the order page - Hepsia, the root access will be limited.