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control-panels:cpanel-whm:why-cpanel-requests-reboots [2019/05/28 07:08]
Jonathan K. W.
control-panels:cpanel-whm:why-cpanel-requests-reboots [2019/10/10 15:26]
Karson N.
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-====== Why does cPanel request/recommends reboots? ======+====== Why does cPanel request/recommend reboots? ======
  
 When running a Linux server there may be periods of time where you require a reboot. These do not typically happen often, but they are required when certain updates occur to the core system files those being systemd related packages and kernel updates(KVM/Dedicated only). When running a Linux server there may be periods of time where you require a reboot. These do not typically happen often, but they are required when certain updates occur to the core system files those being systemd related packages and kernel updates(KVM/Dedicated only).
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 These servers won't receive any reboot notification emails. They'll only get the cPanel 'reboot required' message in WHM due to reboots for system related services(such as systemd, dbus, etc). These servers won't receive any reboot notification emails. They'll only get the cPanel 'reboot required' message in WHM due to reboots for system related services(such as systemd, dbus, etc).
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 +cPanel does this by polling/querying the 'needs-restarting' command then generates this message in WHM based on its output.
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 ==== KVM ==== ==== KVM ====
  
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 When you login through WHM; you may see the following message at the top of your screen. When you login through WHM; you may see the following message at the top of your screen.
  
-{{:control-panels:cpanel-whm:reboot-1.png?direct&400|}}+{{:control-panels:cpanel-whm:reboot-1.png?nolink&800|}}
  
 Your cPanel is showing this message due to pending updates that were updated via nightly cPanel maintenance script but requires a reboot before the new version takes place. Your cPanel is showing this message due to pending updates that were updated via nightly cPanel maintenance script but requires a reboot before the new version takes place.
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 To restart; you can easily click "Reboot now" and the server will perform a Graceful Reboot To restart; you can easily click "Reboot now" and the server will perform a Graceful Reboot
  
-{{:control-panels:cpanel-whm:reboot-2.png?direct&400|}}+{{:control-panels:cpanel-whm:reboot-2.png?nolink&800|}}
  
 Your server should now be rebooting. Your server should now be rebooting.
control-panels/cpanel-whm/why-cpanel-requests-reboots.txt · Last modified: 2020/06/01 11:10 by Karson N.