I'm wondering if anyone else has noticed this. I shut down my server from ssh (sudo halt -p) to create a snapshot. The system goes down properly. I go into control panel to create a snapshot - kaboom! The server appears active. So I wait and wait, and after anything between 15 min. and a few hours! the server appears to be "Off" and I can create a snapshot. If I shut it down from the control panel it appears Off immediately, but that's not the proper way to do it.
Currently I'm waiting already for more than 45 min. and the server is still "Active" in control panel. This really bugs my as I went live with my website this morning and I wanted to create a snapshot of the first live version, but instead of 2 min. downtime, I'm experiencing a long downtime. Much longer than acceptable.
I understood that a few hours ago there may have been some server backlog that caused the delay, but it's been almost half day since, and the things haven't improved.