Having full root-level access means that you can access and modify every file on a selected server, which includes all of the system files, and to change system settings or install server-side software that may be needed by certain scripts and even offline applications in order to work appropriately. A server is accessed at the root level through a root user, who has full privileges to do any of the aforementioned things. Your root user may also generate various other users. For safety reasons, you are advised to have a separate account for day-to-day tasks and to use the root account only if you actually need to do a specific task on your hosting server. The root-level access function will give you full control over your server from any kind of location, provided that you have the user credentials.
Full Root-level Access in VPS Hosting
You're able to control your new virtual private servers at the root level whatever the package that you have picked, as long as the server is ordered with either the cPanel or the DirectAdmin web hosting Control Panel, or without any Control Panel at all. In the first case, a number of system settings can be managed via an intuitive web-based interface, whereas in the second, you will need to make everything using a console, unless you decide to install a Control Panel yourself. In either case, you will have full control over the VPS and any system and custom content on it all of the time, which makes this kind of website hosting perfect for any app that you can't run with a shared web hosting account because of the limited degree of access - frameworks, VoIP and audio/video streaming software, etc. The final VPS Control Panel alternative is Hepsia, yet the root access to your server will be limited.
Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Web Hosting
You will have full root-level access to your dedicated server no matter which plan you select throughout the signup process, as long as the server is provided with cPanel or DirectAdmin, or without web hosting Control Panel at all. In all of these three cases, you will be able to update any part of the software environment in any way you see fit, that makes our server packages suitable for multi-media apps with specific requirements which can't be covered when you use a shared website hosting account. The main difference between these options is that when you choose cPanel or DirectAdmin, you will have a web-based graphical interface to control many different server-side options and also any web content which you generate or upload, while if you order the server with no Control Panel, you will have to do everything using a Secure Shell console or to set up a Control Panel of your liking, if it's compatible with the Operating System that you have selected during the sign up process. With the last Control Panel option that you can choose on our order page - Hepsia, the root access will be restricted.