Having full root-level access signifies that you can access and customize any kind of file on a selected server, which includes all the system files, and to change system settings or set up server-side software which may be needed by certain scripts and even offline applications to function appropriately. A server is accessed at the root level through a root user, which has full privileges to perform all of the aforementioned tasks. The root user may also generate various other users. For security reasons, you're advised to have another account for routine tasks and to use the root account only if you actually need to do some task on the hosting server. The root-level access function provides you with full control over your server from almost any location, provided that you know the user credentials.
Full Root-level Access in VPS Hosting
When you purchase a virtual private servers
from our company, you'll have full root-level access in three cases - if the server comes with no website hosting Control Panel at all, or in case you select cPanel or DirectAdmin during the order process. In the first case, you will be able to update each part of the system from a Secure Shell console, while in the second, you'll still be able to use SSH to connect and to make changes, however you'll also have a graphical interface accessible to control your world wide web content and many of the system settings. The root access makes our virtual server packages a great choice if you need to run any software which you cannot set up in a regular shared web hosting account. With the last Control Panel option - Hepsia, you'll be able to connect via SSH and to take care of the content on the server, yet the root access rights are more limited.
Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Web Hosting
You'll have full root-level access to your dedicated server
no matter which plan you pick during the signup process, as long as the server is ordered with cPanel or DirectAdmin, or without website hosting Control Panel at all. In all of these three cases, you are able to change any part of the software environment in any way you see fit, which makes our server packages perfect for multi-media applications with specific requirements that can't be covered when you use a shared website hosting account. The main difference between these options is the fact that using cPanel or DirectAdmin, you will have a web-based graphical interface to manage numerous server-side options and any website content which you generate or upload, whereas 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've chosen during the sign up process. With the third Control Panel option which you'll be able to pick on our order page - Hepsia, the root access is limited.