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Which Actions Can I Perform on My Server?
Which Actions Can I Perform on My Server?

The following steps will demonstrate how you can start, stop, and restart your server through the Cloudways Platform.

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You can stop, start, and restart your server easily through the Cloudways Platform. The following steps will demonstrate how to perform these actions.

How to Stop, Start, and Restart a Server

First of all, log In to your Cloudways Platform with your credentials and select your desired server as shown in the image below:

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Now, Click on the ⋮ icon located on the extreme right of the server tab.

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Stopping the Server

Click on the Stop button to stop the server.

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Starting the Server

You will see a start option when your server is stopped. If your server is stopped it will show a red circle next to your server name. Click on the Start button to start the server.

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Restarting the Server

First, make sure that your server is active, and it should show a green circle next to your server name. Click the Restart button to restart the server.

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That’s it! We hope this article was helpful. If you need any help, then feel free to search your query on Cloudways Support Center or contact us via chat (Need a Hand > Send us a Message). Alternatively, you can also create a support ticket.

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