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How to troubleshoot an unexpected Linux shutdown

I have two RHEL6.3 servers that just shutdown at the same exact time (25 seconds apart) for no apparent reason. They're on conditioned power, along with a number of other servers that didn't shut ...
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Can't shut down HyperV VM with Powershell despite admin rights

I am attempting to use a script that shuts down my Hyper-V VMs, copies their VHDs to a target share, then boots them back up. I found the script on spiceworks just a couple days ago. I always receive ...
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How to prevent shutdown from x11?

I have a Debian 7 with LXDE. Users can't reboot machine untill they stay on text-mode. On graphic mode they can shutdown / reboot / hibternate... how i can disable it permanently?
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Saving httpd logfiles to S3 on shutdown using s3cmd

I have an auto-scaling group on Amazon Web Services (AWS). I want to preserve the logfiles on an instance (Amazon Linux AMI) when the group scales down. My current idea is to use the s3cmd tool in a ...
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ipmitool pef temperature soft shutdown

Recently I've had the technicians switch off the cooling system in the server room, without notifying me first. Since the compute nodes do have IPMI cards from different manufacturers installed, I'd ...
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How to shutdown VMware Fusion virtual machine on host shutdown

I have a Mac mini running Mavericks server. I installed the Atmail server + webmail vm [a linux centos distribution] in VMware Fusion Professional 6 with the VMware Tools addon. It works flawlessly. ...
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Log Windows 7 Shutdown Process

Are there any utilities that can log the windows 7 shutdown process in a 'debug' mode? Recently several of our Windows 7 workstations started taking over twenty minutes to reboot, and while we've ...
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Suppressing the “reason” for shutdown on Windows Server

How can I suppress giving a reason for shutdown on a Windows Server host? Specifically, on 2008 R2, but all versions back to 2003 and up to 2012 would be appreciated.
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how to cancel an automatic restart in windows server 2012 after installing windows updates

Here's the thing - the "shutdown -a" option doesn't work, there is no "Restart Later" button, just a countdown timer of 15 minutes and no way to cancel it. What should I do? I read somewhere that if ...
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Why won't this shutdown shell script work under root's crontab when the guest user is logged in? [closed]

I've got a laptop running Lubuntu 13.04 and guest account enabled. People forget to shut it down every day so I figured I'd just put a one line script into root's cron to solve that. No dice. It shows ...
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Windows 2012: how to make power button work in every cases?

I need some Windows 2012 servers to be shutdown properly with the power button. If nobody is logged, the power button correctly shuts down the server If somebody is logged without a blocking ...
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Should I turn off hybrid server with GPU on IDLE?

There is a server with 2 CPUs (Intel Xeon E5-2670, Sandy Bridge) and 1 AMD GPU (Tahiti XT Radeon HD 7970). There are also SSD (system and executable files) and HDD (heavy data) that connected to this ...
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Hyper-V: Monitor and restart unresponsive hyper-v guests

I'm looking for a simple solution to monitor and restart unresponsive Hyper-V guests. I only need this solution for a handful of machines, and only around ten guests. It's mostly Ubuntu guests that ...
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Is Shutting Down a Spot Amazon EC2 Instance Clean?

Not sure if this is supposed to be on SuperUser or here, but here goes: Q. If my spot instance is automatically terminated due to my max bid being exceeded, is it a clean shutdown -- as if a user ...
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Red hat script on shutdown

I need to backup some files every time i will shutdown a Red Hat enterprise 4 Linux. I thought about make it with a script in /etc/rc0.d but shutdown process should wait for my script to finish. So ...
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OpenVZ container is running but does not show in vzlist nor can I find the private/conf files for the container

I was creating a new OpenVZ container on one of our VPS Nodes while the power went out for that machine. After bringing the machine back online I could no longer access the container CTID=101. I could ...
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Configuring apc ups with ap9630 network management card

I have an apc smt2200 with a network management card. It has a web server on board from which I can configure how it works. Some servers are powered by that ups and they all have PCNS software which ...
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Ubuntu samba/raid server shutdown fails

I'm moving an Ubuntu 10.4.04 LTS server and the shutdown sequence froze. What are my options? The Story (or skip to what I think my options are below) I actually don't ever shut it down... the last ...
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What is the difference between init 6 and reboot on Red Hat / RHEL / CentOS?

In Linux, the init 6 command gracefully reboots the system running all the K* shutdown scripts first, before rebooting. The reboot command does a very quick reboot. It doesn’t execute any ...
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Windows Server 2003 SP2 shutdowns suddenly failing/needing hard reset

The last two times I've reset this server, once via remote desktop and once via the Windows Update nag window (also over TS), according to the event log the shutdown has proceeded normally (up to the ...
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I just installed a profiler into Tomcat 7 and now I'm getting BindException on shutdown

So the HOWTO I just read says to add these JAVA_OPTS to the startup script: -Dcom.sun.management.jmxremote=true -Dcom.sun.management.jmxremote.port=[place port number here] ...
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Services decide to shutdown from time to time

I've a debian squeeze server with nginx, php5-fpm and mysql. All this services from some point started to shutdown at random time. And they not seem to crash or something, syslog: Feb 14 14:02:14 xxx ...
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Is it safe to remove power from a linux computer in run level 0? [closed]

I am working on power supply to a Raspberry Pi where changing the state of one of the GPIO lines shuts off power immediately. Is it safe to do this in run level zero, or is there more shutting down to ...