Bootup and Shutdown

Rebooting and shutting down the instance is a straightforward matter but should only be necessary in rare cases.

How to

Click Bootup and Shutdown on the navigation menu (left) and click either button to perform the necessary task.
  • To reboot, click Reboot System (this will issue shutdown –r to reboot the system), or you can return to the Bootup and Shutdown page.

What you should see



The VM instance (for example, in VMWare) will reboot. If the Admin console hangs after reboot, restart your VM to ensure it still has the same IP.

—Or—

  • To shutdown, click Shutdown System this will issue shutdown -h to reboot the system), or you can return to the Bootup and Shutdown page.