How to use SSH to reboot a Linux Server

October 17, 2022 / How-to Guide

This guide explains how to use SSH to reboot a Linux Server. You have to restart the server for the hosting configurations to take effect. A Linux server can be restarted by an administrator using SSH access.

Note: It will take some time to reboot a server. The hosting service will be unavailable during that time. We advise you to schedule the reboot properly.

Let us follow the steps:

  1. Use SSH to access your server.
  2. Run this command by typing it in:
    sudo reboot
  3. Your session will automatically end and the interface will exit once SSH starts the server reboot.

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