Microsoft has introduced SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) with SQL Server 2005 release. It is now a favorite tool of SQL Server DBAs. Most of new DBAs and students that are new to SQL Server feel a bit confusion to adopt various facilities for tasks provided in SSMS. I have sketched a step by step configuration for some basic tasks through SSMS.
In this post we will see how to Restart SQL Server instance (SQL Srever engine service) through SQL Server management Studio(SSMS). Follow these steps in your SSMS
Click start button and SQL Server instance will restart.