If you have root-level access to a hosting server, it means that you will have full control over it. In other words, you can install any server-side app irrespective of the changes that it will make to the software setting on your server, and you'll be able to both access and update any file, which includes system files, and modify any settings. You can do this by connecting to the server as a root user which has full privileges to perform all these things as well as to generate other users, which includes users who also have full privileges. This particular can be established through a web-based graphical interface or a Secure Shell console. For safety reasons, it's recommended that you create a separate user for your daily work and employ the root user only when you have to customize the server or to set up software which may be required by a script-driven application that you want to run.

Full Root-level Access in VPS Hosting

If you obtain a virtual private servers from us, you will have full root-level access in three cases - if the server comes with no hosting Control Panel at all, or when you select cPanel or DirectAdmin during the order process. In the first case, you can update each part of the system using a Secure Shell console, while in the second, you'll still be able to use SSH in order to connect and to make changes, still you'll also have a graphical interface available to manage your web content and almost all of the system settings. The root access makes our virtual server plans an excellent choice if you want to run any kind of software that you cannot install in a standard shared 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 the hosting server, but the root access rights are more limited.

Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Web Hosting

If you get one of the Linux dedicated web hosting which we provide, you'll have full root-level access and you will be able to do anything that you cannot do using a shared hosting account - to customize the server-side PHP settings, to install frameworks or media streaming software, etc. You can order the server with no web hosting Control Panel and do everything using a console, unless you set up a third-party tool, or you can order it with cPanel or DirectAdmin and use a web-based graphical interface to control your Internet sites and many system settings. In all 3 cases, you will have complete control over the machine. The tremendous amount of system resources that you'll receive makes our dedicated plans a great choice for any kind of content that you wish to have. The servers which are ordered with the Hepsia Control Panel are simpler to control, still the root access to such a server is restricted.