How to Shutdown or Reboot your CentOS machine?

You can shutdown your CentOS machine by executing this command

shutdown -h now

You can tell CentOS to reboot after shutdown using the following command

shutdown -r now

If you want to shutdown or reboot the system after a while you can replace "now" with the number of minutes to wait such as the following command that will reboot the machine after 2 minutes

shutdown -r 2

I hope you found this tutorial useful and stay tuned for more to come

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