Having root-level access to a server signifies that you will be able to view and update any file on it, which includes crucial system files. You may also set up software which can update particular settings on your server throughout the, so that the installation can be performed only if you are logged in as the root user. The latter has full privileges, i.e. you'll have full control over your machine at any time and you can do anything you need. You can also make various other users either with similar rights or with fewer rights, according to what you want them for - day-to-day tasks, other server admins, etcetera. To be on the safe side, it's usually recommended to use the root account only when you really need it and not for tasks that you can do via other accounts. You can use a web-based graphical interface or a Secure Shell console to be able to connect with the server and to control it at the root level.
Full Root-level Access in VPS Web Hosting
The Linux VPS web hosting that we supply are suitable for different purposes, depending on what you wish to install and run on them and the experience that you have. When your server features the cPanel or the DirectAdmin hosting Control Panel, you will have full root access and will be able to manage your web content via a graphical interface, while you can still set up server-side applications which may be needed by your Internet sites and even by offline apps, including VoIP programs, media encoding software, various frameworks, and many others. Without any Control Panel, you will also have full root-level access, but you'll have to do everything through a console. When you choose to use our tailor-made Hepsia website hosting Control Panel, there are certain root access limitations, but this configuration is the most convenient to manage. This way, you'll be able to choose the virtual server package that you really need.
Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Servers Hosting
You will have full root-level access to your dedicated server regardless of what package you select throughout the registration process, as long as the server is ordered with cPanel or DirectAdmin, or without web hosting Control Panel at all. In each of these three cases, you will be able to change any part of the software environment in any way you find fit, that makes our server packages ideal for multi-media apps with specific requirements which can't be covered if you use a shared web hosting account. The difference between these options is that using cPanel or DirectAdmin, you'll have a web-based graphical interface to control numerous server-side options and also any web content that you generate or upload, whereas when you order the server devoid of Control Panel, you will have to do everything through a Secure Shell console or to install a Control Panel of your liking, if it's compatible with the Operating System that you have selected throughout the registration process. With the last Control Panel option which you're able to choose on our order page - Hepsia, the root access will be restricted.