Restart Azure Database for MySQL Flexible Server using Azure portal
[APPLIES TO: Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server
This topic describes how you can restart an Azure Database for MySQL Flexible Server. You may need to restart your server for maintenance reasons, which causes a short outage as the server performs the operation.
The server restart will be blocked if the service is busy. For example, the service may be processing a previously requested operation such as scaling vCores.
The time required to complete a restart depends on the MySQL recovery process. To decrease the restart time, we recommend you minimize the amount of activity occurring on the server prior to the restart.
To complete this how-to guide, you need:
If the user restarting the server is part of custom role the user should have write privilege on the server.
Perform server restart
The following steps restart the MySQL server:
In the Azure portal, select your Azure Database for MySQL Flexible Server.
In the toolbar of the server's Overview page, click Restart.
Click Yes to confirm restarting the server.
Observe that the server status changes to "Restarting".
Confirm server restart is successful.