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We have a remote server using CentOS 5 with Apache 2.2/PHP/MySQL that have crashed due to possible hard disk being full.

  • Can't access WHM - giving "500 Internal Server Error"
  • Can't access SSH - giving "Server unexpectedly closed connection" after inputting username
  • Can't access FTP - giving "530 Login authentication failed"

Viewing any of our website hosted there that is using PHP gives 500 Internal Server Error.

How could I connect again to the server, delete files and reboot it? Is there a way I could do this?

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do you have ilo\drac type access to this server? – tony roth Apr 17 '13 at 15:26
that's the first time I've heard of that so its probably no. – officeboi101 Apr 17 '13 at 15:47
up vote 3 down vote accepted

Unless you have some other remote access/management application that is actively running and capable of restoring sanity to the server, you are most likely going to need physical intervention. I would suggest giving a call to the facility where your server is located and working through diagnostics with them, or at the very least a reboot.

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