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How to reboot Flowmon appliances

 

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Summary:

There is a several ways how to properly restart Flowmon appliance.

Environment:

Product: Flowmon OS

Version: All

Platform: HW

Question/Problem Description:

How to properly restart Flowmon appliance

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Reboot from GUI

   When:

System is fully operational

   How:

- Login to the Flowmon Configuration Center

- Navigate to System -> System settings -> System power control

- Select Reboot for standard reboot or Reboot and check disk for force filesystem check

 

Reboot from SSH

    When:

User GUI is not accessible and reboot is requested

    How:

- Login to SSH as user flowmon

- Run following command

sudo shutdown -r now

Reboot from iDRAC

   When:

User GUI and SSH is not accessible

   How:

- Open iDRAC interface in your web browser

- Navigate to Configuration -> Power Management

- Section Power Control

- Select Power Cycle (cold boot), this option perform correct Flowmon OS shutdown and reboot

- Select Reset System(warm boot) if none of other methods is not effective

Important: Warm boot could cause filesystem corruption and data loss

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