How to reboot a Cloud instance
Note: This article relates to a product currently in beta testing.
You can soft or hard reboot a running instance. A soft reboot attempts a graceful shutdown and restart of the instance. A hard reboot power cycles the instance. This article contains the steps on how to soft reboot or hard reboot an instance.
1Log in to your xneelo Cloud dashboard.
3Using the menu on the left, navigate to Compute > Instances.
4On the right-hand side of the list of instances click on the dropdown button in the Actions column.
5Select Soft Reboot Instance OR Hard Reboot Instance.
6Confirm the selected action by clicking on the red confirmation button at the bottom right corner of the pop-up. Otherwise, click Cancel to cancel the action.
In a soft reboot the operating system signals all processes to shut down so they can finish up and preserve any unsaved data.
A hard reboot is a brute-force method for restarting an instance that causes the operating system and all running processes to abruptly terminate.