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Restarting a Service in WHM

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How Do I Restart A Service In WHM?

Through your WHM’s dashboard you’re able to restart the necessary services in a quick yes or no format.  The guide below outlines how to access the restart.  Usually daemons will need to be restarted, as they are the processes that run in the background of the server.  Typically this happens when you change a configuration on the server or when there are problems with the service.

Follow these steps to restart your services:

  1. Begin by logging into your WHM account, https://[IP Address]:2087
  2. Type “Restart” in the search box in the upper left and click the search icon
  3. Pick either Restart Services as a group or directly choose the service you want to reset
  4. Inside the service click yes to confirm restarting the selected service
Showing the Restart Services interface in WHM

You can restart the following services:

  • FTP Server (ProFTPd/PureFTPd)
  • Mail Server (Exim)
  • HTTP Server (Apache)
  • DNS Server (BIND/NSD/MyDNS)
  • SQL Server (MySQL)
  • IMAP Server
  • Mailing List Manager (Mailman)
  • SSH Server (OpenSSH)

Please be informed that WHM is only available for our Linux VPS tiers, provided you have a purchased and active CPanel/WHM license

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