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Shutdown a Server

Posted on 2004-03-20
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Hi ya all,

I am a Microsoft boy and I don't know anything about linux. we have a server at the corp office, and tomorrow we have a scheduled power outage from 6.:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
I need to shutdown this server brfore the power goes off and then something bad may happen to the data in it.

what command should I use to shut it down?

any help will be appreciated.

MJ
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shutdown -h now will bring it down.
shuttdown -p will turn power of it support fo this is enabled in the kernel.
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Thanks a lot buddy
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Your welcome.
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