How to Reboot a Linux VPS (CentOS, Ubuntu)

If you only need to reboot the operating system of your Linux VPS, it can usually be accomplished with the shutdown command. Try “shutdown -r now” to reboot your VPS.

If you have a VPS with us, or you have access to your VPS management panel, you can issue a full hardware reboot. This kind of reboot will reset the VPS from the hypervisor level, and is sometimes required to make VPS upgrades or downgrades.

  • Log in to the VPS Panel at:
  • Select your VPS from the list.
  • Click the Reboot button to initiate a reboot.

Check out how to ping your VPS to monitor the VPS’s network throughout the reboot process, and receive a signal when it is online and available again.

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