How to Shutdown Your VPS Forcefully or Gracefully Using SolusVM?

You can shutdown your VPS Server in two ways – forcefully or gracefully, using SolusVM.

How to Gracefully Shutdown your VPS Server via SolusVM?

1. Login to your SolusVM Control Panel.
2. If you have multiple Cheap Servers (or)  VPS Servers, select the appropriate one.

3. Scroll down and you will see a “Shutdown” option. Click it!

4. It will show a confirmation window. Click on “Yes”.

It may take a few seconds or a minute and if the VPS Server is shut down, it will show a message, notifying you.

For forceful shutdown, you can click the “Power Off” option in SolusVM.

How to shutdown your VPS Server via the Command Line?
(This option is similar to pulling the power cord from your computer and there is a chance for loss of data.)

1. Login to your SSH Client.
2. Enter the command “poweroff” (without the quotes).

Once you execute this command, your VPS Server will shut down quickly.

How to Reboot/Restart Your VPS Using SolusVM?

How to Reboot/Restart Your VPS Using SolusVM?

Reboot/Restart Your VPS

If you want to restart your VPS server, you can do it via the Command line or SolusVM.

How to reboot/restart your VPS Server via SolusVM?

1. Login to your SolusVM Control Panel.
2. If you have multiple Cheap servers (or) VPS Servers, select the appropriate one.

3. Scroll down and you can see a “Reboot” option. Click it!

4. It will show a confirmation window. Click on “Yes”.

It can take a few seconds or minutes and when your VPS Server reboots, it will display a message, notifying you.

How to reboot/restart your VPS Server via Command Line?

The best method of rebooting your VPS Server is via the Command line because it will first stop all processes and then initiate the reboot.

1. Login to your SSH Client.
2. Enter the command “shutdown -r now” (without the quotes)

Once you execute the command, it may take some time and then your VPS Server will reboot. If your VPS Server does not come online after 5 to 10 minutes, we advise you to reboot your VPS Server from the SolusVM (the so-called force reboot).

 

How to Enable or Disable the SolusVM VPS Login Alert?

Whenever you login to your VPS Server control panel, you will receive a login email alert and you can disable this function from the SolusVM. However, we recommend that you enable this feature for security reasons.

1. Login to your SolusVM Control Panel.
2. If you have multiple Cheap servers (or) VPS Servers, select appropriate one.

3. From the Top Bar Menu, click on “My Account”.

4. Under “Account Settings” you can find a “Login Alert” option. If you wish to disable it, unmark this option. Alternatively, if you want to enable it, tick mark this option.

How to Change the SolusVM Account Email Address?

If you want to update your SolusVM VPS Control panel email address, follow this instruction.

1. Login to your SolusVM Control Panel.
2. If you have multiple Cheap Servers (or) VPS Servers, select appropriate one.

3. In the Top Bar Menu, click on “My Account”.

4. Under “Account Settings”, enter your new email address in the email field and click on “Update Settings”.

When the email address is changed, you will see a message like “Settings Updated Successfully”.

How to Check the RAM of the VPS, the IP, the Disk Capacity, and the Virtualization Details?

You can check your VPS specification like RAM, disk space, virtualization, IP Address, etc from the SolusVM Control Panel.

1. Login to your SolusVM Control Panel.
2. If you have multiple Cheap servers (or) VPS servers, select the appropriate one.

3. Under your VPS server hostname, you can see VPS Server specifications like the IP address of the VPS Server, the operating system’s disk size, the amount of available RAM, the hostname, the Virtulization details such as KVM, Xen, OpenVZ, etc.

How to check whether the VPS status is “online” or “offline”?

If you want to check your SolusVM VPS Server status, and determine whether the VPS is offline or online, you can find out from the client area or from the SolusVM Control Panel.

1. Login to your SolusVM Control Panel.
2. If you have multiple Cheap Servers (or) VPS Servers, select the appropriate one.

3. Under your VPS Server hostname. You can see the VPS server details. Then check “Status” and If your VPS is offline, it will show “Offline”. If the VPS is online, it will show “Online” or “Unavailable”.

How to login to SolusVM Control Panel?

After you received your VPS server hosting  login details you can find a VPS Server Login URL, username and password in your welcome email.

SolusVM Login details example:
Control Panel URL: https://cp.example.com or IP Address.
Username: vmuser123 or johndoe
Password: example

How to login to SolusVM Control Panel?
1. Open VPS server Control Panel.
2. Enter your SolusVM username in the username field.
3. Enter your SolusVM Password in the password field.

Click on “Login” button and then you will be redirected to your SolusVM VPS management area.