Shutting down a grid node

You can shut down a grid node from the node's command shell.

Before you begin

You must have the Passwords.txt file.

About this task

Before performing this procedure, review these considerations:

Steps

  1. From the service laptop, log in to the grid node:
    1. Enter the following command: ssh admin@grid_node_IP
    2. Enter the password listed in the Passwords.txt file.
    3. Enter the following command to switch to root: su -
    4. Enter the password listed in the Passwords.txt file.
    When you are logged in as root, the prompt changes from $ to #.
  2. Stop all services: service servermanager stop
    Services can take some time to shut down, and you might want to log in to the system remotely to monitor the shutdown process.
  3. Power off the grid node by running the following command: shutdown -h now
  4. Log out of the command shell: exit