Having root-level access to your server means that you will be able to view and update any file on it, which includes crucial system files. You may also set up software which can change specific 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 can do anything you need. You can also create various other users either with similar rights or with fewer rights, depending on what you want 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 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 Web Hosting

Our Linux VPS web hosting come with different levels of access, to give you the option to choose the one you need, according to your level of experience and on what you need the server for. When you buy a VPS devoid of Control Panel, you'll have full root-level access and you'll manage everything through a console, unless you set up a third-party software tool. The servers which are ordered with the DirectAdmin or the cPanel hosting Control Panel also come with full root access, but most of the things that are linked to your online content can be performed via a graphical interface and not a console. You can install different frameworks or media streaming software, for example, without any problems. If you order the virtual server with the Hepsia Control Panel, you can still use a Secure Shell console to connect, but the root access is reduced. Yet, the Hepsia-equipped servers are the simplest to manage.

Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Servers Hosting

You'll have full root-level access to your dedicated server no matter which plan you pick throughout the signup process, as long as the server is provided with cPanel or DirectAdmin, or without web hosting Control Panel at all. In all of these three cases, you'll be able to change any part of the software environment in any way you find fit, that makes our server packages ideal for multi-media apps with specific requirements which can't be covered when you use a shared web hosting account. The main difference between these options is the fact that with cPanel or DirectAdmin, you will have a web-based graphical interface to control numerous server-side options and also any web content that you create or upload, while when you order the server with no Control Panel, you'll have to perform everything using a Secure Shell console or to set up a Control Panel of your liking, if it's compatible with the Operating System which you have chosen throughout the sign up process. With the third Control Panel option that you'll be able to pick on the order page - Hepsia, the root access is restricted.