If you have root-level access to a hosting server, it means that you will have full control over it. In other words, you'll be able install any server-side application no matter what the changes that it'll make to the software environment on the server, and you can both access and change any file, including system files, and change various settings. This can be done by connecting to the server as a root user that has full privileges to perform the aforementioned things and to create other users, which includes users who also have full privileges. This particular can be established using a web-based graphical interface or a Secure Shell console. For safety reasons, it's recommended that you create one more user for your daily work and employ the root user only when you need to customize the server or to set up software that may be needed by a script-driven application that you'd like to run.
Full Root-level Access in VPS Hosting
If you purchase a virtual private servers from us, you'll have full root-level access in 3 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 change any part of the system via 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 manage your world wide web content and almost all the system settings. The root access makes our virtual server packages a very good choice when you need to run any software which you are unable to set up in an ordinary shared website hosting account. With the last Control Panel option - Hepsia, you will be able to connect by way of SSH and to manage the content on your hosting server, but the root access privileges are more restricted.
Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Web Hosting
Each and every dedicated server that we offer comes with full root-level access, when the server is ordered with no Control Panel, or with cPanel or DirectAdmin. If you'd like to set up and run heavy, resource-demanding apps and they have specific requirements regarding the server software setting which can't be fulfilled by a standard shared hosting plan, our servers will be the perfect solution. With no Control Panel at hand, you're able to access the server and customize its settings as well as the content that you upload through a console, whereas with cPanel and DirectAdmin, you'll have a graphical interface to take care of everything related to your web content, and also the majority of server-side settings. Of course, when you get a dedicated server devoid of Control Panel, you can install a third-party software instrument manually, as long as it supports the Operating System that you've selected at signup. When you select our Hepsia Control Panel on your order page, you will have restricted root access, however you will still be able to do many different things using a Secure Shell console.