Having root-level access to a server means that you can view and modify any file on it, including important system files. You may also install software which can modify certain settings on the server throughout the, so the installation can be done only if you are logged in as the root user. The aforementioned has full privileges, i.e. you will have full control over the machine at any time and you can perform anything you would like. You may also generate additional users either with identical rights or with fewer rights, according to what you want them for - daily tasks, other server administrators, etcetera. To be on the safe side, it is usually recommended to employ the root account only when you really need it and not for tasks that you can do via other accounts. You may use a web-based graphical interface or a Secure Shell console in order to connect to the server and to manage it at the root level.
Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Servers
You'll have full root-level access to your dedicated server regardless of what plan you select during the signup process, as long as the server is provided with cPanel or DirectAdmin, or without hosting Control Panel at all. In each of these three cases, you'll be able to change any part of the software environment in any way you find fit, that makes our server packages ideal for resource-demanding applications with specific requirements that cannot be covered if you use a shared hosting account. The main difference between these options is that when you pick cPanel or DirectAdmin, you will have a web-based graphical interface to manage various server-side options as well as any web content that you create or upload, whereas if you order the server with no Control Panel, you will have to do everything using a Secure Shell console or to install a Control Panel of your own liking, provided that it's compatible with the OS which you have chosen during the sign up process. With the last Control Panel option that you are able to pick on our order page - Hepsia, the root access is restricted.