If you have root-level access to a hosting server, it indicates that you'll have full control of it. In other words, you'll be able install any server-side application irrespective of the changes that it will make to the software environment on the server, and you'll be able to both access and change any file, which includes system files, and modify any settings. You can do this by connecting to the server as a root user that has full privileges to perform the aforementioned things and also to make other users, including users that also have full privileges. This particular can be established with a web-based graphical interface or a Secure Shell console. For safety reasons, it is recommended that you make a separate 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 required by some script-driven application that you would like to run.
Full Root-level Access in VPS Servers
When you order a VPS servers
from our company, you will have full root-level access in three 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 can modify any part of the system through a Secure Shell console, while in the second, you'll still be able to use SSH to connect and to make adjustments, however you will also have a graphical interface available to control your web content and almost all the system settings. The root access makes our virtual server packages an excellent choice if you want to run any software that you are unable to install in a standard shared web hosting account. With the last Control Panel option - Hepsia, you'll be able to connect by using SSH and to control the content on your server, however, the root access rights will be more limited.
Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Servers
You will have full root-level access to your dedicated server
whatever the package you pick during the registration process, as long as the server is provided with cPanel or DirectAdmin, or with no hosting Control Panel at all. In each of these three cases, you can update 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 cannot be covered when you use a shared hosting account. The difference between these options is that when you pick cPanel or DirectAdmin, you'll have a web-based graphical interface to take care of numerous server-side options and any site content that you create or upload, while when you order the server with no Control Panel, you will have to do everything using a Secure Shell console or to set up a Control Panel of your own liking, if it is compatible with the OS which you've chosen during the sign up process. With the third Control Panel option that you're able to choose on our order page - Hepsia, the root access will be limited.