Gracefully Restart Nginx Web Server After Changes Made In a Config File

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I know how to gracefully restart Apache web server under Unix like operating system. I made changes to nginx.conf. How do I gracefully restart Nginx web server? How do I make changes in a Nginx server config file to take effect without restarting the Nginx server itself without interrupting users’ current session?

Best Method To Reboot Remote Linux / Windows / UNIX Server

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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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