Having root-level access to your server means that you'll be able to view and update any file on it, which includes crucial system files. You can also install software which can modify specific settings on your server throughout the, so that the installation can be performed only if you are logged in as the root user. The aforementioned has full privileges, i.e. you'll have full control over your machine at any time and you will be able to perform anything you'd like. You may also create various other users either with similar rights or with fewer rights, according to what you want them for - day-to-day tasks, other server administrators, etcetera. To be on the safe side, it's usually recommended to use the root account only when you actually need it and not for tasks that can be done through other accounts. You can use a web-based graphical interface or a Secure Shell console to be able to connect to the server and to manage it at the root level.
Full Root-level Access in VPS Servers
When you get a VPS servers from us, you will have full root-level access in 3 cases - if the server has no 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 update each part of the system via a Secure Shell console, while in the second, you'll still be able to use SSH to connect and to make adjustments, but you will also have a graphical interface accessible to take care of your online content and most of the system settings. The root access makes our virtual server plans a great choice when you need to run any kind of software that you can't set up in a standard shared web hosting account. With the last Control Panel option - Hepsia, you will be able to connect through SSH and to control the content on the hosting server, but the root access rights are more restricted.
Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Servers
You'll have full root-level access to your dedicated server no matter which package you pick during the registration process, as long as the server is provided with cPanel or DirectAdmin, or without website hosting Control Panel at all. In each of these 3 cases, you can modify any part of the software environment in any way you find fit, which makes our server packages perfect for resource-demanding applications with specific requirements that can't be covered if you use a shared hosting account. The main difference between these options is that when you select cPanel or DirectAdmin, you'll have a web-based graphical interface to take care of many different server-side options and also any site content that you create or upload, while if you order the server with no Control Panel, you'll have to do everything with a Secure Shell console or to install a Control Panel of your own liking, if it is compatible with the OS that you have selected throughout the registration process. With the last Control Panel option which you will be able to select on our order page - Hepsia, the root access is limited.