Having root-level access to a server signifies that you will be able to view and modify any file on it, which includes crucial system files. You may also set up software that can change specific settings on the server throughout the, so the installation is possible only if you're logged in as the root user. The aforementioned has full privileges, i.e. you'll have full control over the machine at any time and you'll be able to perform anything you would like. You may also generate additional users either with similar rights or with fewer rights, according to what you need them for - day-to-day tasks, other server administrators, etcetera. To be on the safe side, it's generally recommended to employ the root account only when you actually need it and not for tasks you can do using other accounts. You may use a web-based graphical interface or a Secure Shell console in order to connect to the server and to manage it at the root level.
Full Root-level Access in VPS Web Hosting
When 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'll be able to change each part of the system using a Secure Shell console, while in the second, you will still be able to use SSH in order to connect and to make adjustments, yet you'll also have a graphical interface available to take care of your web content and most of the system settings. The root access makes our virtual server packages a great choice when you want to run any kind of software that you cannot set up in a standard shared web hosting account. With the last Control Panel option - Hepsia, you'll be able to connect by using SSH and to manage the content on your server, yet the root access privileges are more limited.
Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Servers Hosting
If you get one of the Linux dedicated servers hosting packages
which we supply, you will have full root-level access and you will be able to do anything that you can't do with a shared website hosting account - to change the server-side PHP settings, to set up frameworks or media streaming software, and the like. You can order the server without any website hosting Control Panel and do everything through a console, unless you set up a third-party tool, or you can order it with cPanel or DirectAdmin and use a web-based graphical interface to manage your web sites and many system settings. In all three cases, you'll have full control of your server. The significant amount of resources which you'll receive makes our dedicated plans the perfect choice for any type of content that you wish to have. The servers that are ordered with the Hepsia Control Panel are easier to manage, yet the root access to such a server is restricted.