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Description

This function reboots the server.

Examples 


 JSON API
https://hostname.example.com:2087/cpsess##########/json-api/reboot?api.version=1&force=1
 XML API
https://hostname.example.com:2087/cpsess##########/xml-api/reboot?api.version=1&force=1
 Command Line
whmapi1 reboot force=1


Notes:

  • You must URI-encode values.
  • For more information and additional output options, read our Guide to WHM API 1 documentation or run the whmapi1 --help command.
  • If you run CloudLinux™, you must use the full path of the whmapi1 command:

    /usr/local/cpanel/bin/whmapi1

 Output (JSON)
{
  "metadata": {
    "version": 1,
    "reason": "OK",
    "result": 1,
    "command": "reboot"
  }
}
 Output (XML)
<result>
    <metadata>
        <reason>OK</reason>
        <result>1</result>
        <version>1</version>
        <command>reboot</command>
    </metadata>
</result>


Note:

Use WHM's API Shell interface (WHM >> Home >> Development >> API Shell) to directly test WHM API calls.

   

Parameters

ParameterTypeDescriptionPossible valuesExample

force

Boolean

Whether to use a forceful reboot.

Warning:

A forceful reboot may result in data loss if active processes exist on the server.

This parameter's value defaults to 0.

  • 1 — Use a forceful reboot.
  • 0 — Do not use a forceful reboot.
0


Returns

This function only returns metadata.