Quick Tip: Know Your Linux Server Shutdowns
Every once in a while, you’ll need to either shutdown or reboot your virtual private server (VPS). Whether it’s completely expected or because of some major issue that can’t be resolved otherwise, you’ll want to know some best practices before it becomes necessary. The good news is that it’s hard to harm a VPS the way you might harm your desktop computer by initiating a reboot via a case button or by yanking out the power cord. All of these commands are invoked from a user account with
sudoaccess rather than root itself; for more information, visit our SSH guide.
RebootsPerhaps the most common is the reboot.
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