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 app whatever the changes that it'll make to the software setting on your server, and you will be able to both access and change any file, including system files, and change various settings. This can be done by connecting to the server as a root user that has full privileges to do all these things and also to generate other users, which includes users who also have full privileges. This particular can be established with a web-based graphical interface or a Secure Shell console. For safety reasons, it is recommended that you make a separate user for your everyday work and employ the root user only when you need to customize the server or to install software which may be required by a script-driven app that you want to run.
Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Servers
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 with no website hosting Control Panel at all. In all of these 3 cases, you're able to change 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 that can't be covered when you use a shared web 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 take care of various server-side options and also any site content which you generate or upload, while if you order the server without a Control Panel, you will have to perform everything using a Secure Shell console or to set up a Control Panel of your own liking, if it is compatible with the Operating System that you have selected during the registration process. With the third Control Panel option that you'll be able to choose on the order page - Hepsia, the root access will be limited.