Having root-level access to your server means that you'll be able to view and update any file on it, including crucial system files. You can also install software which can update certain settings on the server during the process, so that the installation is possible only if you are logged in as the root user. The latter has full privileges, which means that you'll have full control over the machine at any time and you will be able to perform anything you need. You can also generate other users either with identical rights or with fewer rights, depending on what you need them for - daily tasks, other server admins, 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 using other accounts. You may use a web-based graphical interface or a Secure Shell console to connect with the server and to control it at the root level.
Full Root-level Access in VPS Hosting
Our Linux VPS hosting packages
come with different degrees of access, in order to give you the option to pick the one you need, depending on your level of experience and on what you need the server for. If you purchase a VPS with no Control Panel, you'll have full root-level access and you will control everything through a console, unless you install a third-party tool. The servers which are ordered with the DirectAdmin or the cPanel website hosting Control Panel also feature full root access, however most of the things which are linked to your online content can be performed with a graphical interface and not a console. You can install many different frameworks or media streaming software, for example, without a problem. If you get the virtual hosting server with the Hepsia Control Panel, you can still use a Secure Shell console to connect, however, the root access will be limited. Yet, the Hepsia-equipped servers are the easiest to control.
Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Web Hosting
In case you pick the cPanel or the DirectAdmin web hosting Control Panel, you'll have full root access to your new dedicated server
, regardless of which of our plans you will choose throughout the signup process. The very same is valid if you choose not to use a Control Panel at all. All of our servers give you the chance to run both really resource-demanding apps that are too heavy for a shared hosting account and applications that have particular requirements as to what the software environment on the hosting server needs to be. The latter is something which can't be achieved on a shared machine, as no server-side software can be set up on it. The difference between the aforementioned solutions is that without having a Control Panel, server management can be done only from a console, while if you get cPanel or DirectAdmin, most of the system settings along with your web content can be managed via a graphical interface. When you choose Hepsia, that is the last Control Panel option on the registration page, you will have a server with limited root access.