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Why do my applications on EC2 hang up every time (and need to reboot) ( AWS )?

I'm trying different servers and locations. I'm taking the smallest possible t2 or t3. Then installs openvpn, nextcloud etc. Almost every day I have to go into consoles and press "reboot" for the ...
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CentOS 8 keeps booting an old kernel

A CentOS 8 metal-bare server from OVH with a "boot from a local-disk" option enabled keeps booting an old kernel ignoring changes. I want to boot 4.18.0-147.8.1.el8_1.x86_64 kernel, and here is what I'...
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Spamassassin fails after reboot due to missing tmpfiles.d entry

The /run/spamassassin directory is not being re-created at boot because there is no /usr/lib/tmpfiles.d/spamassassin file telling it to do so. If I manually create /run/spamassassin and start the ...
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Windows 10 machine unresponsive to remote login after presumed and confirmed reboots

Edit: May 5 2020 11:30 EDT (New York) time: When I regained remote access, the software upgrade that I thought had caused the problem started (or restarted) and required a reboot. Luckily this ...
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ProLiant DL380 G8 restart after shutdown

I've just bought a HP DL360 gen8 server, but the issue is when i shutdown the server it do all its prosess but the led still glows and after 15-20 sec the server automatically starts again, can you ...
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@reboot not working in cron - tinycore linux

My crontab entry @reboot python3 guest.py & I checked that this runs on terminal. But on reboot after i grep for python or guest.py i can't find the process. I think @reboot does'nt work for ...
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OpenVz 7 - Host Shutdown / Reboot

Tonight my OpenVZ 7 host has rebooted and I am looking for the cause. The host is not reachable via internet, it works with a private IP behind a firewall with NAT. A SSH login would only be possible ...
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Do I need to re-activate my tuned-adm profile after server reboot?

I have a tuned-admin profile on my server that is currently active. After reboot, my server is set to start tuned automatically. Is there anything I need to do to my tuned-adm profile after reboot to ...
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Windows Update killed server reboot batch job. Is there a replacement?

I have been creating a scheduled task with powershell to use a group managed service account (the only kind allowed) on Window Server 2016. Did this approximately one year ago on 5 2016 VM's, and it's ...
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How to run a shscript on reboot

I am trying to run a script on reboot that enables a port forward to a remote server. I made i script that it works if i run it in terminal. But i am not able to run it on crontab reboot: @reboot ...
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Windows Server 2016: No network cable detected after reboot

we recently made the 'mistake' to reboot one of our servers (INTEL Server Barebone R2312WFTZS S2600WFT). All went fine but after the system was up and running we could not connect via network. ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 reboots every 4 weeks

Can anyone explain why my Ubuntu 18.04 server has rebooted every 28 days for last few months? I do not have unattended-upgrades configured to do so. I do have Canonical LivePatch, but this seems like ...
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Which syslog lines are pertinent to why CentOS machine is autonomously rebooting?

I have a CentOS 7 machine which started booting periodically on its own. Below are the interesting lines (for the last reboot) from the /var/log/messages.[1] Can anyone suggest which lines are ...
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kexec no longer work on Debian Buster 10.1

I use kexec for fast reboot since years. With a fresh install of Debian Buster 10.1, kexec installs correctly, seems invoqued correctly, but the reboot is a cold reboot. If I run kexec manually, ...
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Supermicro X8DTU-F repeated reboot

i have a Supermicro E5520 with MB=X8DTU-F. the server will not boot successfully either thru it's local HDD or a bootable CD/DVD/USB. When selected the CD/DVD to boot I can see a line for Linux (using ...
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Control-C sends control-alt-delete to my Ubuntu server over ssh

On my Ubuntu VM: Linux xxxxxxx 3.19.0-25-generic #26~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jul 24 21:16:20 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux to which I am connected over SSH, I am running this command: sar ...
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OpenSUSE 15 Message “Restart is Required” allows to reboot during kernel upgrade

I use OpenSUSE 15.0 and it frequently notifies the user to update packages and update is possible without giving root access to the user. That is really nice. Sometimes, the updater also gives a ...
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Automatic reboot of server for no reason

My server has restarted and I can't find a reason for this.. Installed on kvm virtualizor server. I checked the logs but didn't see the reason for the restart. last +x reboot [root@localhost ~]# ...
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Linux server doesn't respond on https on reboot but SSH access OK

VPS running Ubuntu 18.04 on Digital Ocean. On reboot I cannot access my wordpress website. However, I have SSH access. After beating my head on this I suspected that certificates were somehow involved ...
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Load is 4000, CPU flatlined, remote reboot does nothing

I have a Debian 9 server and the load is over 4000. "top" claims there are 18,132 processes sleeping. Initially, I saw many "ps" processes, hundreds, so I killed them all by name. I don't see any ...
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How to restart centos 6 server from cron

I realize this is frowned upon. Many will suggest they don't recommend doing a server restart from cron because it's not being monitored. In my case I would like to do this, the reason is because ...
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Any harm in ignoring the `/var/run/reboot-required` flag?

Icinga notified us of the presence of a /var/run/reboot-required file on various servers. i.e. we were getting a SERVICE STATUS: CRITICAL file or directory /var/run/reboot-required exists message in ...
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Order in which Linux services are stopped during reboot/shutdown

On a KVM VM running Centos 7.5, I have a service running that writes to an NFS-mounted file system. When a shutdown or reboot is issued, the service is throwing an exception that indicates that it ...
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Not able to ssh after reboot on aws ec2 instance “Connection timed out”

After rebooting an aws ec2 instance I am not able anymore to ssh into it, putty on Windows is telling me "Network error: Connection timed out" and the same happens from the command line on a Linux ...
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mariadb service fail to start after reboot

I'm trying to get mariadb 10.2/10.3 to work on a fresh installation of ubuntu server 6.04 which comes with mysql 5.7. The installation process goes fine and everything works fine untill I reboot the ...
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Restart all services in Linux without rebooting kernel?

I have remote machine that has encrypted drives thus each full reboot requires physical access to machine. Machine just experienced issues with lack of disk space so part of running services crashed / ...
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Why does VirtualGL raise a *Could not open display :0* error after host reboot

I am using vncserver to connect to a CentOS7 machine in the network. In order to make use of 3D graphics accelerations I am using VirtualGL. So any OpenGL program needs to be launched with vglrun to ...
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Windows Server 2016 automatically restart

We've had a 2016 reboot on critical servers after updates! Even worse, during operating hours! We have a group policy to prevent an automatic restart of the servers if a new update(s) is available: ...
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How can I reboot server when HTTP stop responding on AWS EC2

I have a server on Amazon EC2 and I would like to reboot it whenever it stops responding for HTTP requests. It is a single micro instance. I was thinking about using AWS Lambda but I could not find ...
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Linux symlink does not working after reboot

I have created on our Debian squeeze my own daemon from skeleton where is my application starting (+I add there some logging to my log file). I have put this file to /etc/init.d/ cp /home/ja /etc/...
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RAM and CPU at 100% caused server to autorestart, why?

I am using a server at OVH. And I never had any problems until now. Apparently the server seems to work without any problems, I mean no HW faults. We have run many HW tests for RAM, CPU and disks. ...
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Cluster Shared Volume Owner Node After reboot

Problem: In a failover-cluster (Hyper-v) the CSV (iSCSI) gets "pulled" to the node that just restarted (after updates) when i don't want it to. I can not find any setting defining CSV owner ...
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watchdog watchdog0 watchdog did not stop

I have a computer that always has issues restarting/shutting down. I've installed many Linux distributions on it, including Debian 9 and VMware Photon OS, and I always have the same issue. When I ...
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NFS shares dissappear after reboot of Windows server

I have a server running Windows Server 2016 with the File Server Role (NFS Server) enabled. On this server an iSCSI disk is mounted as disk S:. One folder on this disk (S:\EXCHANGE) is an NFS Share. ...
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'reboot' command doesn't work properly after 'cp' command, 'mv' behaves weird, as well

I have compiled C code running as a binary on an ARM. The ARM boots Linux from an SD Card using an old Image that was generated using buildroot. Within the C code I call a shell script that moves the ...
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How to restart windows server - not just SQL Server after a job completes?

I know. It's a stupid question, or at least a dangerous one, but my supervisors are having to restart DP jobs every time I run a LOG truncation job that reduces the size of our LDF file from what was ...
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want to know server reboot via manual command or H/W switch

I have the linux centos 7 server in datacenter. Server suddently rebooted but we didn't restart the server and datacenter people also claim that he didn't reboot the server. Now I want to know how ...
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reboot/restart a remote linux vps when its down by programming [closed]

Server Type - VPS OS - Centos Panel - cpanel Root access - Yes i have. Sometime due to load or some other issues my vps goes down. Then i always need to perform a restart by login at my host's ...
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ubuntu 14.04, rpcbind stops machine from being rebooted

We have two servers, both running NFS shares. A while ago we upgraded them from 12.04 => 14.04, and ever since a clean reboot from the command-line has become all but impossible (well, we run into a ...
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Cannot log in to the MySQL server after hosting company restarted my server

Today my hosting company decided to patch their systems due to Meltdown/Spectre and restart all servers. I had my CentOS 7.2 server running for 280 days with no problems of any kind at all. But now ...
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how to find what hangs rebooting

During reboot my machine hangs on [ OK ] Removed slice system-postfix.slice I don't know if problem is with postfix (guess not, because of [ OK ]), but how to find what is next service (which hangs ...
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Find out why server rebooted

I am trying to find out why my aws server keeps rebooting. I am a developer and have very limited knowledge of administrating a server. After reading from questions on this topic in serverfault I was ...
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Safe reboot cron job with fallback on SysRq reset issue

I'm trying to setup a cron job to reboot devices daily. With a safe callback to a SysRq reset if for some reason the reboot does hang (issue being that SSH gets killed and the device never reboots so ...
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Cron Running @reboot jobs

I have Debian 8. Sometime when I run command the VPS got offline. From logs I see: Nov 14 07:22:34 localhost cron[386]: (CRON) INFO (Running @reboot jobs)
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How often should a WSUS server be rebooted?

I've not been able to find info on this one. All my searches come up with info on rebooting the servers or computers that get their updates from the WSUS server, but not rebooting the WSUS server ...
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When is system scheduled for reboot?

Where can I find information about if there is an reboot scheduled and in that case: when, why and by who? I got this in my terminal: Broadcast message from root@my-server (Tue 2017-11-07 09:00:00 ...
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Does crontab @reboot work on debian 7?

I need a simple way to run some script on reboot: I read that @reboot in crontab can work, but looks like some linux does not accept it: Does it work on debian 7 ? Does it work on debian 8 ? Does ...
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Different handling of reboot at “identical” Debian 8 servers

We have several servers, all running Debian 8 (up-to-date) and configured exactly the same by ansible. These servers run on different hardware / vps. However, there is a difference between them in ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 DC's take almost exactly an hour to reboot after Windows Updates

For several months now, every time any of our 3 Windows Server 2012 R2 domain controllers reboot, they're unreachable for an hour according to our network monitoring software (PRTG). I can see from ...
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Perfmon counters are not restarted after reboot

The question has a long history, and I went through all previous questions (1, 2) but neither of them answers the question why the standard way doesn't work? If I don't want to use logman how can I ...