Having full root-level access means that you'll be able to access and update any file on a particular server, in addition to all system files, and to change system settings or install server-side software that may be needed by certain scripts and even offline applications to work efficiently. A server is accessed at the root level via a root user, which has full privileges to perform all of the abovementioned tasks. Your root user can also create other users. For security reasons, you are advised to have a different account for daily tasks and to use the root account only if you actually need to perform a specific task on the hosting server. The root-level access feature offers you full control over your server from any existing location, as long as you have the user credentials.
Full Root-level Access in VPS Hosting
If you get a virtual private servers from our company, you'll have full root-level access in 3 cases - if the server comes with no web hosting Control Panel at all, or when you select cPanel or DirectAdmin during the order process. In the first case, you will be able to update any part of the system with a Secure Shell console, whereas in the second, you'll still be able to use SSH to connect and to make modifications, but you will also have a graphical interface available to control your world wide web content and the majority of the system settings. The root access makes our virtual server plans an excellent choice if you want to run any software which you are unable to install in a standard shared web hosting account. With the last Control Panel option - Hepsia, you will be able to connect via SSH and to manage the content on your server, however, the root access rights are more restricted.
Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Web Hosting
In case you pick the cPanel or the DirectAdmin website hosting Control Panel, you will have full root access to your new dedicated server, no matter which of our plans you will pick throughout the registration process. The very same is valid when you decide not to install a Control Panel at all. All of our servers give you the option to run both very resource-demanding apps that are too heavy for a regular shared web hosting account and applications that have certain requirements as to what the software environment on your website hosting server has to be. The latter is something that can't be achieved on a shared machine, as no server-side software can be installed on it. The difference between the aforementioned solutions is that without having a Control Panel, server management can be done only from a console, whereas if you obtain cPanel or DirectAdmin, most system settings and your site content will be controlled via a graphical interface. When you select Hepsia, which is the last Control Panel option on the registration page, you'll get a server with restricted root access.