Often system administrators need to shutdown/reboot remote Linux systems. This is a problem faced by many new system administrators. In this article, we will learn how to shutdown/reboot remote Linux system.
How to Shutdown/Reboot Remote Linux System
Here are the steps to shutdown/reboot remote Linux system.
1. Log into Remote Server
Open terminal and run the following command to SSH into remote server. Replace user with SSH username, and server-name with the domain name or IP address of remote server.
$ ssh user@server-name
2. Shutdown/Reboot Linux system
Run the following command to shutdown the remote system.
$ sudo shutdown
Run the following command to reboot the remote system.
$ sudo reboot
3. Shortcuts to Shutdown/Reboot remote system
You can combine the remote login and shutdown/reboot in a single command as shown below.
##reboot $ ssh -t user@server-name 'sudo reboot' OR $ ssh -t user@server-name 'sudo halt' ##shutdown $ ssh -t user@server-name 'sudo shutdown -r 0' OR $ ssh -t user@server-name 'sudo shutdown -r now'
In this article, we have learnt how to shutdown/reboot remote Linux server.