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How to shut down an Elastic Metal server

Reviewed on 26 May 2021Published on 26 May 2021

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

Requirements:
  1. Click Elastic Metal in the Compute 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 this Elastic Metal to power off the server.

Important:

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

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