When you have root-level access to a hosting server, this means that you will have full control over it. That is to say, you'll be able install any server-side app irrespective of the changes that it will make to the software environment on the server, and you will be able to both access and modify any kind of file, which includes system files, and modify various settings. You can do this by connecting to the server as a root user who has full privileges to perform the aforementioned things as well as to create other users, including users who also have full privileges. This particular can be established using a web-based graphical interface or a Secure Shell console. For security reasons, it is recommended that you create one more user for your daily work and employ the root user only when you have to modify the server or to set up software that may be needed by some script-driven app that you want to run.

Full Root-level Access in VPS Servers

When you get a VPS servers from us, you'll have full root-level access in 3 cases - if the server has no 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 through a Secure Shell console, whereas in the second, you will still be able to use SSH to connect and to make adjustments, still you'll also have a graphical interface you can use to take care of your world wide web content and most of the system settings. The root access makes our virtual server packages a very good choice in case you wish to run any software which you are unable to set up 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 manage the content on the hosting server, however, the root access privileges are more limited.

Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Servers

When you get one of the dedicated web hosting plans which we supply, you will have full root-level access and you'll be able to do anything that you cannot do with a shared hosting account - to customize the server-side PHP settings, to set up frameworks or media streaming software, etc. You will be able to order the server without hosting Control Panel and do everything from a console, unless you install some third-party tool, or you can order it with cPanel or DirectAdmin and use a web-based graphical interface to control your sites and many system settings. In all three cases, you'll have full control of the machine. The tremendous amount of system resources that you'll have makes our dedicated plans an excellent choice for any type of content that you want to have. The servers that are ordered with the Hepsia Control Panel are simpler to manage, still the root access to such a machine is restricted.