Restart SSH service

Ubuntu 16.10 and later, RedHat/CentOS 7 and later, fedora and other platform with systemd

sudo systemctl restart sshd.service

Older platforms with System V init scripts

sudo /etc/init.d/sshd restart

Platforms with service command. Normally a wrapper to System V init scripts or systemd commands.

sudo service ssh restart

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Written by Mohd Shakir Zakaria. Last updated on 2019-02-12