Having root-level access to your server signifies that you can view and modify any file on it, including crucial system files. You can also set up software which can change particular settings on the server throughout the, so that the installation can be done only if you're 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 do anything you want. You can also generate various other users either with the same rights or with fewer rights, depending on what you want them for - day-to-day tasks, other server admins, etcetera. To be on the safe side, it's usually recommended to employ the root account only when you actually need it and not for tasks you can do via 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

You will be able to manage your new virtual private servers at the root level whatever the package which you've picked, as long as the server is ordered with either the cPanel or the DirectAdmin hosting Control Panel, or devoid of Control Panel at all. In the first case, a lot of system settings can be controlled from an intuitive web-based interface, while in the second, you'll need to make everything through a console, until you decide to set up a Control Panel yourself. In either case, you will have full control over the VPS in addition to any kind of system and custom content on it all of the time, which makes this type of hosting perfect for any application that you cannot run with a shared web hosting account because of the restricted degree of access - frameworks, VoIP and audio/video streaming software, etc. The last VPS Control Panel choice is Hepsia, yet the root access to your server will be restricted.

Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Servers Hosting

You will have full root-level access to your dedicated server regardless of what package you choose throughout 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 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 perfect for multi-media applications with specific requirements that cannot be covered when you use a shared web hosting account. The main difference between these options is that when you choose cPanel or DirectAdmin, you'll have a web-based graphical interface to manage various server-side options and also any web content which you generate or upload, while when you order the server devoid of Control Panel, you'll have to do everything using a Secure Shell console or to set up a Control Panel of your liking, if it is compatible with the OS which you have chosen during the registration process. With the final Control Panel option that you will be able to choose on our order page - Hepsia, the root access is limited.