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System Administration Guide: Basic Administration
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Shutting Down the System (Task Map)



For Instructions

Determine who is logged in to a system.

Use the who command to determine who is logged in to a system.

How to Determine Who Is Logged in to a System

Shut down a server.

Use the shutdown command with the appropriate options to shut down a server.

How to Shut Down a Server

Shut down a stand-alone system.

Use the init command and indicate the appropriate run-level to shut down a stand-alone system.

How to Shut Down a Stand-Alone System

Turn off power to all devices.

Powering down a system includes the following devices:

  • CPU

  • Monitor

  • External devices, such as disks, tapes, and printers

How to Turn Off Power to All Devices

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