Why does Prepare for Shutdown not seem to work?

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If we go on a controller and click 'Prepare for Shutdown', we get the red bar up top saying 'Jenkins is going to shut down'. But nothing else happens.


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The Prepare for Shutdown feature prevents any more jobs from running. When all jobs are finished, you still need to restart/stop the instance manually.

You can do this from https://<JENKINS_URL>/restart