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Rebooting a Linux server from putty

Posted on 2004-08-10
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Hi,

Im trying to reboot my linux server from a localhost using putty. Can anyone tell how or the command to do this?

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Suzy
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First, do an

su

to switch to root.  It'll ask you for a password.

Then, for most flavors (you'll probably have to check), you can just give the command

reboot

However, your putty session will get disconnected as the server is going down.
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thanks
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Do you by any chance know how to get tomcat back up? I want to go to ..server:8080/manager/html for tomcat and its not recognising the server
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Basically, you need Tomcat to start automatically on boot.  I think you can do this by adding a line to /etc/init.d, but I'm really not sure.  But, if you post a new question here, I'm sure someone will know the answer rather quickly.
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