Generally most of users uses command line for managing remote Linux systems and Windows users used GUI access for accessing remote or local system. This article will help you for reboot remote Linux or Windows Server using command prompt.
Command to Restart Linux Server
In Linux system just type
reboot[or] $ sudo reboot
Restart Server using shutdown Command
Linux shutdown command provides additional features for reboot or shutdown a Linux system. For example we can define date/time when server will be rebooted. We can also define some message which will be display before reboot to alert users.
# shutdown -r time-of-shutdown "message to display"
Reboot server immediately without any message.
shutdown -r now
Reboot server just after 10 minutes without displaying any message.
shutdown -r 10
Reboot server at 02:10 AM with displaying proper message to user.
shutdown -r 02:10 "System is going to Reboot..."