How to Do a System Reboot

Oftentimes, a reboot solves server issues. There are two ways to reboot a server:  

System Reboot via WHM 

Follow the steps below on how to do a system reboot in WHM. 

Step 1. Log in to WHM.  

WHM Login Page

Step 2. Click System Reboot on the sidebar menu or on the Home page.  

System Reboot in WHM

Step 3. Click either of the Server Reboot options: 

Forceful or Graceful Reboot Options

  • Forceful Server Reboot – Disrupts ongoing processes and may cause data loss. 
  • Graceful Server Reboot – Properly shuts down the system, waits for ongoing processes to finish, and saves progress.  

Step 4. Click the Proceed button to start the reboot.  

Proceed Button for Graceful Reboot

Wait for the reboot to start in a few minutes and wait for it to finish.  

System Reboot via SSH 

You can also reboot the system via SSH. Follow the steps below on how to do it.  

 Step 1. Connect to SSH via Windows or connect to SSH via Mac OSx. 

Step 2. Enter the command below. 
reboot

Step 3. Hit the Enter key on your keyboard to generate a similar result as shown below.  

Reboot Command Results in SSH

Feel free to contact our Singapore or Australia Support Team if you have further questions. 

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