Having root-level access to a server signifies that you will be able to view and update any file on it, including crucial system files. You may also set up software which can update specific settings on your server throughout the, so that the installation can be done only if you're signed in as the root user. The aforementioned has full privileges, which means that you will have full control over the machine whenever you want and you can perform anything you need. You may also generate additional users either with similar rights or with fewer rights, according to what you need them for - daily tasks, other server administrators, etc. To be on the safe side, it is generally recommended to employ the root account only when you really need it and not for tasks that you can do via other accounts. You can use a web-based graphical interface or a Secure Shell console in order to connect to the server and to control it at the root level.

Full Root-level Access in VPS Hosting

When you obtain a virtual private servers from us, you'll have full root-level access in three cases - if the server features no web hosting Control Panel at all, or if 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, whereas in the second, you will still be able to use SSH to connect and to make adjustments, however you will also have a graphical interface accessible to manage your online content and the majority of the system settings. The root access makes our virtual server plans a very good choice when you want to run any software that you can't set up in a regular shared web hosting account. With the last Control Panel option - Hepsia, you will be able to connect by using SSH and to manage the content on your hosting server, yet the root access rights will be more limited.

Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Web Hosting

If you get one of the Linux dedicated web hosting that we offer, you will have full root-level access and you can do anything that you are unable to do with a shared web hosting account - to update the server-side PHP settings, to install frameworks or media streaming software, and many others. You will be able to order the server with no hosting Control Panel and do everything through a console, unless you set up some third-party tool, or you can order it with cPanel or DirectAdmin and use a web-based graphical interface to take care of your web sites and many system settings. In all 3 cases, you'll have complete control of the machine. The tremendous amount of resources that you'll receive makes our dedicated packages a great choice for any type of content that you would like to have. The servers that are ordered with the Hepsia Control Panel are easier to manage, still the root access to such a machine is limited.