Having root-level access to a server signifies that you will be able to view and change any file on it, including crucial system files. You can also set up software that can update particular settings on your server during the process, so that the installation can be done only if you're 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 will be able to do anything you'd like. You can also generate various other users either with identical rights or with fewer rights, based on what you require them for - day-to-day tasks, other server admins, etcetera. To be on the safe side, it's generally 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 be able to connect with the server and to control it at the root level.

Full Root-level Access in VPS Hosting

You're able to manage your new virtual private servers at the root level regardless of the package which you've selected, as long as the server is ordered with either the cPanel or the DirectAdmin web hosting Control Panel, or without Control Panel at all. In the first case, a lot of system settings can be managed from an easy to work with web-based interface, while in the second, you will need to make everything through a console, unless you decide to set up a Control Panel yourself. In either case, you'll have full control over the VPS and any system and / or custom content on it all of the time, which makes this type of hosting perfect for any app which you cannot run with a shared web hosting account due to the restricted level of access - frameworks, VoIP and audio/video streaming software, and many others. The final VPS Control Panel alternative is Hepsia, but the root access to your server will be restricted.

Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Web Hosting

If you get one of the Linux dedicated hosting services that we offer, you'll have full root-level access and you'll be able to do anything that you cannot do with a shared website hosting account - to customize the server-side PHP settings, to install frameworks or media streaming software, etc. You may order the server without hosting Control Panel and do everything from 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 take care of your web sites and many system settings. In all 3 cases, you'll have full control of the server. The tremendous amount of resources which you'll receive makes our dedicated packages the perfect choice for any type of content that you wish to have. The servers which are ordered with the Hepsia Control Panel are simpler to manage, still the root access to such a machine is restricted.