reboot system

Q. I’ve couple of Linux / Windows server hosted in remote data center? My ISP provides following option for rebooting the box: a) Graceful shutdown command b) An IPMI reboot c) A power strip Which one is the best way to reboot server and why?

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Q. I’d like to monitor my UNIX / Linux server reboot / shutdown usage. How do I get more information about reboot and shutdown command? A. There is a file called /var/log/wtmp. The pseudo user reboot logs in each time the system is rebooted. Thus last reboot will show a log of all reboots since […]