Having root-level access to a server signifies that you can view and update any file on it, including crucial system files. You can also set up software that can update certain settings on your server throughout the, so the installation is possible only if you are logged in as the root user. The aforementioned has full privileges, which means that you will have full control over your machine whenever you want and you'll be able to perform anything you want. You can also generate additional users either with similar rights or with fewer rights, according to what you need them for - everyday tasks, other server admins, 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 that you can do through other accounts. You can 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 Hosting
The VPS hosting that we provide are appropriate for a variety of purposes, depending on what you would like to install and run on them and what experience you have. If your hosting server is ordered with the cPanel or the DirectAdmin website hosting Control Panel, you'll have full root access and will be able to control your world-wide web content through a graphical interface, while you may still set up server-side apps which may be required by your websites and even by offline applications, like VoIP programs, media encoding software, various frameworks, etc. Without any Control Panel, you'll also have full root-level access, but you will need to do everything using a console. When you choose to use our custom-made Hepsia hosting Control Panel, there're certain root access limitations, but this configuration is the most convenient to manage. That way, you'll be able to select the virtual server plan that you need.
Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Web Hosting
You'll have full root-level access to your dedicated server whatever the plan you choose during the registration process, as long as the server is provided with cPanel or DirectAdmin, or with no web hosting Control Panel at all. In each of these 3 cases, you'll be able to modify any part of the software environment in any way you find fit, which makes our server plans ideal for resource-demanding applications with specific requirements which can't be covered when you use a shared hosting account. The difference between these options is that with cPanel or DirectAdmin, you'll have a web-based graphical interface to take care of a variety of server-side options and also any web content that you generate or upload, whereas when you order the server with no Control Panel, you will have to perform everything with a Secure Shell console or to install a Control Panel of your liking, if it's compatible with the OS which you've selected throughout the sign up process. With the last Control Panel option which you're able to choose on our order page - Hepsia, the root access is restricted.