People also ask


  • Can a VPS be restarted as part of a node?

  • For VPS administrators, if your hosting provider starts disaster recovery procedures for their cloud infrastructure, your virtual server may be restarted as part of a node. Remember, a VPS or cloud server (cloud VPS) shares a physical server with other customers.

  • How do I restart a VPS server?

  • You can reboot the entire server; or you can run that ‘/bin/needs-restarting/’ value through SSH-commandline and manually restart each process; avoiding a reboot. The benefit to a VPS is that it’s virtualized.

  • How often should I Reboot my dedicated server?

  • How Often Should I Reboot My Server? We recommend doing a reboot at least once per month. The Dedicated Hosting Servers are just computers, you would not leave your computer on for months straight without a single reboot, so the same rules apply for servers.

  • Do you know when your VPS needs a reboot?

  • You don鈥檛 know when you or your hosting provider may need to apply critical updates which require a reboot while you鈥檙e sleeping. For VPS administrators, if your hosting provider starts disaster recovery procedures for their cloud infrastructure, your virtual server may be restarted as part of a node.