Restarting The SSH Service

After using certain SSH commands you may wish or need to restart the SSH daemon (sshd) to make your changes work. Here's how to do it depending on the linux distribution you are using.

 

For CentOS, Fedora, Redhat, RHEL:
 
# /etc/init.d.sshd restart

OR

# service sshd restart
 


If you are using CentOS/Fedora/RHEL Linux with systemd, enter:

$ sudo systemctl restart sshd

 

For Debian, Ubuntu Linux:

# /etc/init.d.ssh restart

OR

# service ssh restart

OR

$ sudo service ssh restart

 

If you are using Debian/Ubuntu/Mint Linux with systemd, enter:

 

$ sudo systemctl restart ssh

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