When you have root-level access to a hosting server, it indicates that you'll have full control over it. In other words, you'll be able install any server-side app irrespective of the changes that it'll make to the software environment on the server, and you will be able to both access and update any file, which includes system files, and modify various settings. This can be done by connecting to the server as a root user who has full privileges to do all these things as well as to create other users, which includes users who also have full privileges. This particular can be established with a web-based graphical interface or a Secure Shell console. For safety reasons, it's recommended that you create another user for your daily work and use the root user only when you need to customize the server or to install software which may be needed by some script-driven app that you want to run.
Full Root-level Access in VPS Hosting
If you order a virtual private servers
from us, you'll have full root-level access in three cases - if the server includes no website hosting Control Panel at all, or when you select cPanel or DirectAdmin throughout the order process. In the first case, you can change any part of the system with a Secure Shell console, while in the second, you'll still be able to use SSH to connect and to make modifications, still you will also have a graphical interface you can use to take care of your world wide web content and almost all the system settings. The root access makes our virtual server packages an excellent choice when you would like to run any kind of software that you cannot set up in a regular shared web hosting account. With the last Control Panel option - Hepsia, you'll be able to connect through SSH and to control the content on your server, yet the root access rights will be more restricted.
Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Web Hosting
You'll 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 ordered with cPanel or DirectAdmin, or with no website hosting Control Panel at all. In all of these three cases, you will be able to update any part of the software environment in any way you see fit, that makes our server packages suitable for multi-media apps with specific requirements that cannot be covered when you use a shared hosting account. The difference between these options is that with cPanel or DirectAdmin, you will have a web-based graphical interface to take care of various server-side options and any website content that you create or upload, while when you order the server with no Control Panel, you'll have to perform everything with a Secure Shell console or to install a Control Panel of your own liking, provided that it's compatible with the OS that you have chosen throughout the sign up process. With the final Control Panel option which you will be able to choose on our order page - Hepsia, the root access is limited.