Do you have a Dedicated, or VPS server? Are you not very knowledgeable or skilled with SSH? Are you afraid of making mistakes, or not having the training to do basic and advanced things on your server?
I have the perfect utility to HIGHLY recommend to everyone. For years, even with knowledge and skill of SSH, and root commands, I hated it.
I used Parallels Virtuozzo which gave me some basic modules to view, edit and change the Root Files, etc. Most hosts nowadays