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There are two basic approaches to VPS restart. The first is managing the control panel tool you have chosen for your VPS. Another presupposes using some certain shell commands when you are logged in the server via SSH with the root password. Those who use a cPanel control panel on their VPS can restart all services pretty easily.

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  • How do I Reboot my VPS?

  • Select VPS plan from the home screen. If you have multiple VPSs with us, just click on the VPS which you want to reboot. In the VPS management area, just click on the Reboot icon. Once you click on the reboot icon, the reboot process will be scheduled and will be done in just a few moments.

  • How do I restart a virtual server?

  • Here, the services can be restarted through the Service Monitor menu located in the Admin Tools section of the Control Panel. Once inside the Service Monitor menu, you will have the option to Start, Stop, Restart and Reload the separate Virtual Server services.

  • How do I restart a virtual server in DirectAdmin?

  • If you use DirectAdmin Control Panel, you will need to log in with admin username and password and restart the services in the Service Monitor menu located in the Admin Tools section of the Control Panel. When you open the Service Monitor menu, you will see options Start, Stop, Restart, Reload Virtual Server services.

  • How do I restart a service from the command line?

  • You can perform service restart via the command line by two ways. In both cases you should be logged in with the root, because a usual user does not have privileges to perform such commands. VPS hosting is recommended in many cases thanks to these features.