If your tracker is not shutdown properly, your tracker's database
can become corrupted and certain data (such as the number of
completed downloads) will be lost. Be sure to shutdown your tracker
before restarting your system.
If you are running BNBT in a console window, you can safely
shutdown your tracker by pressing CTRL+C when the console
window is the active application. Your tracker will wait for
all open connections to be closed and will then shutdown.
Admin Control Panel
You can also shutdown your tracker by pressing the
on the Admin CP.
Your tracker will wait for all open connections to be closed
and will then shutdown.
If you are running BNBT as a Windows System Service, it is not
necessary for you to shutdown your tracker before restarting
your system. It will automatically be shutdown safely. If you
wish to manually shutdown your tracker safely when it is running
as a system service, you can use the Admin CP as mentioned above.