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How to Reboot a Linux Server via SSH?

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Restarting a server is a given when you have to apply the hosting configurations. It is possible for an admin to reboot a Linux server via SSH access.

Warning: Rebooting a server will take some time. During that period, the hosting service will experience downtime. We recommend you plan the reboot accordingly.

To Reboot a Linux Server

1. Log in to your server via SSH.

2. Enter and run this command:

The system will log you out automatically and close the interface as SSH will begin the server reboot.

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