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

Full Root-level Access in VPS Hosting

Our VPS hosting include different levels of access, to give you the option to pick the one you need, based on your level of experience and on what you will need the server for. If you obtain a VPS without any Control Panel, you will have full root-level access and you'll control everything through a console, unless you set up some third-party software tool. The servers that are ordered with the DirectAdmin or the cPanel web hosting Control Panel also come with full root access, yet most of the things that are linked to your online content can be performed via a graphical interface and not a console. You will be able to install many different frameworks or media streaming software, for example, without any problems. If you obtain the virtual server with the Hepsia Control Panel, you can still use a Secure Shell console to connect, but the root access will be reduced. Yet, the Hepsia-equipped servers are the easiest to control.

Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Web Hosting

You will have full root-level access to your dedicated server whatever the package you pick throughout the signup process, as long as the server is provided with cPanel or DirectAdmin, or with no hosting Control Panel at all. In each of these 3 cases, you'll be able to change any part of the software environment in any way you find fit, which makes our server packages suitable for multi-media applications with specific requirements which can't be covered if you use a shared hosting account. The difference between these options is that with cPanel or DirectAdmin, you'll have a web-based graphical interface to take care of numerous server-side options and also any website content that you create or upload, whereas if you order the server devoid of Control Panel, you'll have to perform everything through a Secure Shell console or to install a Control Panel of your own liking, provided that it is compatible with the Operating System that you have chosen throughout the sign up process. With the final Control Panel option that you are able to pick on the order page - Hepsia, the root access is limited.