Restarting Services From the Command Line

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One of the more common management tasks performed on web servers is restarting services (such as your web server daemon, mail daemon, FTP server, or DNS service).

You might need to restart the service(s) if:

  • The service may be crashing or stalled
  • The load the process is causing on the server might be too high
  • A restart might be needed to produce a configuration change to go into effect.

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