Having root-level access to your server means that you will be able to view and change any file on it, including essential system files. You may also install software which can change particular settings on the server throughout the, so the installation can be done only if you're signed in as the root user. The aforementioned has full privileges, which means that you will have full control over the machine whenever you want and you can perform anything you'd like. You may also create additional users either with the same rights or with fewer rights, based on what you need them for - everyday tasks, other server administrators, etc. To be on the safe side, it's generally recommended to employ the root account only when you really need it and not for tasks you can do through other accounts. You can use a web-based graphical interface or a Secure Shell console to be able to connect to the server and to control it at the root level.
Full Root-level Access in Dedicated Hosting
You will have full root-level access to your dedicated server no matter which package you pick during the registration process, as long as the server is ordered with cPanel or DirectAdmin, or with no website hosting Control Panel at all. In each of these 3 cases, you're able to modify any part of the software environment in any way you see fit, that makes our server packages suitable for resource-demanding applications with specific requirements that cannot be covered when you use a shared website hosting account. The difference between these options is that with cPanel or DirectAdmin, you will have a web-based graphical interface to manage various server-side options and any web content which you generate or upload, while if you order the server with no Control Panel, you will have to perform everything through a Secure Shell console or to set up a Control Panel of your liking, if it's compatible with the Operating System which you have selected throughout the sign up process. With the last Control Panel option that you'll be able to select on the order page - Hepsia, the root access will be limited.