If you have root-level access to a server, it indicates that you'll have full control of it. That is to say, you'll be able install any server-side application regardless of the changes that it'll make to the software environment on your server, and you'll be able to both access and modify any kind of file, including system files, and change various settings. This can be done by connecting to the server as a root user that has full privileges to perform the aforementioned things and also to make other users, which includes users who also have full privileges. This particular can be established through a web-based graphical interface or a Secure Shell console. For safety reasons, it's recommended that you create one more user for your everyday work and use the root user only when you have to customize the server or to set up software that may be required by a script-driven application that you'd like to run.

Full Root-level Access in VPS Web Hosting

If you obtain a virtual private servers from us, you'll have full root-level access in 3 cases - if the server has no web hosting Control Panel at all, or in case you select cPanel or DirectAdmin throughout the order process. In the first case, you will be able to change each part of the system via a Secure Shell console, whereas in the second, you can still use SSH to connect and to make modifications, still you'll also have a graphical interface accessible 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 want to run any software which you are unable to install in a standard shared website hosting account. With the last Control Panel option - Hepsia, you'll be able to connect through SSH and to take care of the content on the server, yet the root access rights are more limited.

Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Servers Hosting

Each dedicated server that we supply gives you full root-level access, when the server is ordered without a Control Panel, or with cPanel or DirectAdmin. If you want to install and run heavy, resource-demanding apps and they have specific requirements regarding the server software setting which cannot be fulfilled by a regular shared hosting package, our servers are the most suitable solution. With no Control Panel at hand, you're able to access the server and customize its settings and the content which you upload through a console, whereas with cPanel and DirectAdmin, you'll use a graphical interface to manage everything related to your online content, and also the majority of server-side settings. Of course, when you get a dedicated server devoid of Control Panel, you can always install some third-party tool manually, as long as it supports the Operating System that you've chosen at signup. If you choose the Hepsia Control Panel on your order page, you will have limited root access, yet you'll still be able to do a lot of things through a Secure Shell console.