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Updated: April 2018

Restart an Instance

Once your instance is running, you can restart it, if needed, from the Oracle Solaris CLI. When you restart an instance, data on persistent storage volumes is not lost. Your instance also retains all of the configuration information. For example, the IP address for the instance and storage volumes that are attached and mounted on the instance will be retained following a restart.

Complete these steps to restart an instance.

  1. Ensure that you have the root role on the instance.

    You must have the root role to restart an instance. If it isn't assigned to you, or you're unsure whether it is assigned to you, ask your System Administrator to ensure that you have this role.

  2. Within the instance, restart the instance using appropriate Oracle Solaris CLI commands.

    Refer to the Oracle Solaris reboot(1M) man page for information about restarting an instance.


    Caution  -  Do not use the shutdown command, init 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, S, or take any other action that would prevent the system booting into multi-user mode. Doing so will cause your instance to become inaccessible because there is no console access. If your instance is (or becomes) unavailable, submit a service request (SR) with Oracle Support. For information about opening an SR, see Step 5: Learn About Opening Service Requests and Cloud Support Help: Service Requests.