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How to shut down an Elastic Metal server

Reviewed on 22 December 2023Published on 26 May 2021

An Elastic Metal server can be shut down from the Scaleway console. This powers off the physical server.

Before you start

To complete the actions presented below, you must have:

  • A Scaleway account logged into the console
  • Owner status or IAM permissions allowing you to perform actions in the intended Organization
  • An SSH key
  • An Elastic Metal server installed
  1. Click Elastic Metal in the Bare Metal section of the Scaleway console side menu. The Elastic Metal dashboard displays.
  2. Click «See more Icon» next to the server you want to shut down. A drop-down menu displays.
  3. Click Power off in the menu.
  4. Confirm that you have shut down the operating system and click Power off Elastic Metal server to power off the server.

    Make sure to stop your operating system by executing the halt command before shutting off the server. Otherwise, you risk damaging the file system and causing data loss.

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