When you have root-level access to a hosting server, it means that you'll have full control over it. In other words, you'll be able set up any server-side application irrespective of the changes that it will make to the software environment on your server, and you are able to both access and change any file, including system files, and modify various settings. You can do this by connecting to the server as a root user that has full privileges to perform the aforementioned things and to create other users, which includes users that also have full privileges. This particular can be established with a web-based graphical interface or a Secure Shell console. For safety reasons, it's recommended that you create another user for your everyday work and use the root user only when you need to modify the server or to install software that may be needed by some script-driven app that you want to run.
Full Root-level Access in VPS Hosting
When you acquire a virtual private servers
from our company, you will have full root-level access in three cases - if the server features no hosting Control Panel at all, or if you select cPanel or DirectAdmin throughout the order process. In the first case, you'll be able to modify each part of the system via a Secure Shell console, while in the second, you can still use SSH to connect and to make modifications, but you'll also have a graphical interface accessible to manage your web content and most of the system settings. The root access makes our virtual server packages a very good choice when you wish to run any kind of software which you cannot install in an ordinary shared hosting account. With the last Control Panel option - Hepsia, you'll be able to connect by way of SSH and to control the content on your hosting server, but the root access rights are more restricted.
Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Web Hosting
When you get one of the Linux dedicated servers hosting packages
that we offer, you will have full root-level access and you can do anything that you can't do using a shared website hosting account - to change the server-side PHP settings, to install frameworks or media streaming software, and many others. You will be able to order the server without hosting Control Panel and do everything using 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 3 cases, you'll have full control over the server. The tremendous amount of system resources which you will get makes our dedicated packages the perfect choice for any kind of content that you would like to have. The servers which are ordered with the Hepsia Control Panel are simpler to control, however the root access to such a machine will be limited.