Having root-level access to your server means that you will be able to view and modify any file on it, including essential system files. You may also set up software that can change 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, i.e. you'll have full control over the machine whenever you want and you will be able to do anything you would like. You can also generate additional users either with the same rights or with fewer rights, depending on what you need them for - everyday tasks, other server administrators, etc. To be on the safe side, it is generally recommended to use 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 to be able to connect with the server and to control it at the root level.

Full Root-level Access in VPS Hosting

When you obtain a virtual private servers from us, you'll have full root-level access in three 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 will be able to modify any part of the system using a Secure Shell console, whereas in the second, you'll still be able to use SSH to connect and to make changes, yet you'll also have a graphical interface you can use to control your world wide web content and most of the system settings. The root access makes our virtual server plans an excellent choice if you need to run any software that you cannot set up in a regular 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 the server, yet the root access privileges are more limited.

Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Web Hosting

If you get one of the Linux dedicated web hosting that we offer, you'll have full root-level access and you'll be able to do anything that you can't do using a shared web hosting account - to change the server-side PHP settings, to set up frameworks or media streaming software, and the like. You will be able to order the server without any website hosting Control Panel and do everything from a console, unless you install a third-party instrument, or you can order it with cPanel or DirectAdmin and use a web-based graphical interface to control your Internet sites and many system settings. In all three cases, you'll have full control of your server. The tremendous amount of resources which you'll have makes our dedicated plans a great choice for any kind of content that you want to have. The servers which are ordered with the Hepsia Control Panel are easier to maintain, however the root access to such a server is limited.