Instances can be restarted from within or through the management console.

  • Only instances in the Running status can be restarted.
  • Restarting an instance may disrupt your business traffic. Proceed with caution.


  1. Log on to the ECS console.
  2. Click Instances in the left-side navigation pane.
  3. Select your desired region.
  4. Select the desired instance. You can select multiple instances, as long as they are all in the Running status.
  5. Click Restart.
  6. In the displayed dialog box, click Restart, and then click OK.