How to reboot the server via CWP

CentOS Web Panel offers the possibility to reboot your server from its interface. You can reboot the server immediately or after a period of time.

cwp server reboot

To reboot the server on which you installed CWP:

  1. As usually, access the CWP root account.
  2. Go to CWP Settings->Reboot Server
  3. To immediately reboot the server click the Reboot Server Now button.
    To reboot the server after some time, enter the time in minutes and click the Reboot in button.
  4. Wait for a few minutes and refresh the page. Or close the window and connect again to CWP.

To reboot the CentOS/Red Hat etc server from command line, use the shutdown command. For example to reboot the server in 10 minutes, use:

[root@cwp1 ~]# shutdown -r +10 "Reboot in 10 minutes. Save your work!"
Shutdown scheduled for Fri 2018-03-30 12:47:10 EDT, use 'shutdown -c' to cancel.
[root@cwp1 ~]#
Broadcast message from root@cwp1 (Fri 2018-03-30 12:37:10 EDT):

Reboot in 10 minutes. Save your work!
The system is going down for reboot at Fri 2018-03-30 12:47:10 EDT!

To reboot the server immediately, use:

[root@cwp1 ~]# shutdown -r now

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