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How to detect virtual machines freezes

On cloud platforms you often hear that because of high load on neighboring VMs, disks over oversubscribed ethernet, backups, or live migration to other hardware, the virtual machine can 'freeze' for a ...
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Ubuntu server becomes unresponsive on hard disk issues despite raid setup

I am running a server on Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS (Linux xxxx 2.6.32-67-server #134-Ubuntu SMP Wed Sep 24 18:55:00 UTC 2014 x86_64 GNU/Linux) with two hard discs in a software raid 1. I repeatedly had the ...
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Jenkins freezes my server periodically and randomly

I have a web server running a website. Because I only have one server, I want to install Jenkins on it. I have followed the installing instruction from Jenkin's website, but the first problem I met is ...
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yum remove package freeze while erasing

I'm using CentOS 6.5 on a server. Some time ago, I installed from a third-party repository Newscoop CMS. Now I'm not able to remove it. yum remove newscoop Freeze at the "erasing" point, shutting ...
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Remote desktop hangs & disconnects

My remote desktop session to one of our domain controllers drops and freezes while trying to interact with the server. The symptoms of this issue do not closely match the other related questions here ...
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vmware virtual machine keeps freezing

Strangely I have a virtual machine that keeps constantly freezing for some seconds or minutes. On the OS side, the CPU and memory used are quite low. On VMWare side, it's the same, the machine never ...
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New ZyWALL USG 100 goes unresponsive

I've purchased a brand-new ZyXEL ZyWALL USG 100 for use with setting up a rather large Wi-Fi guest network. Per the User Guide's suggestion, I've been attempting to configure the USG 100 via the ...
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Xeon Server freezes randomly for a few seconds without a pattern or errors

I've got a pretty strange problem. I'm a sysadmin and manage dozens of Xeon servers but one of them (with a low user load) is behaving very strangely. Server specs: CPU: Intel Xeon E3 1230 V2 MB: ...
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ESXi 5.5 crash on passthrough

HW: whitebox i7-4771 on gigabyte Z87X-UD5H, Adaptec 6085H sas controller VT-d and VT-x enabled in bios. Problem: Freshly installed ESXi 5.5 update 1 Mark sas controller for passthrough, reboot ...
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frustrating issue while transfer data from windows 7/8 through vpn(openvpn or pptp)

I really spent a lot of time trying to solve my problem without any solution, I hope to find someone that will give me a nice tip. so.. I was starting a mounth ago with a pptpd debian server in my ...
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SSH freezes when idle for a time

Connecting from Ubuntu Desktop x64 14.04's ssh client to an Ubuntu Server 14.04 x64 SSH server on Microsoft Azure. Unfortunately when it is connected and left idle for a time; the connection freezes ...
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exchange accounts on outlook 2010 freeze randomly due to high latency

One of our clients is running a windows SBS server 2011, with users in both a TS environment and local lan computer access. This is a small environment with approximately 35 users. The symptoms we ...
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VM Freezes at the end of a backup

I have a virtual machine that I'm backup up using Veeam Backup & Replication 6.5. The software is working well, but one issue I'm having is that at the end of the backup (99%) the machine will ...
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Remotely diagnosing a hang during kernel boot

I've tried to update Ubuntu Server 12.04 to 12.10 on a dedicated server I'm renting, and now it won't boot off the HDD. Netboot with the same kernel works fine, and the same kernel that worked before ...
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SSL request freezing openldap

I had two OpenLDAP (a master and a consumer). The master is on Red Hat 6 and consumer was on Red Hat 5. Everything worked well until I upgrade the consumer in Red Hat 6. The sync between the two works ...
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Apache is not responding and nothing is logged after short, strong “traffic wave”

My apache is serving about 300 request/sec (2 megabytes/s) constantly with server load of 0.05. The problem is, that my service architecture causes to get huge traffic at specific moment (like ...
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Windows 2003 Near Freezing

Problem: Our server becomes very very slow (near freezing) if I copy a file from any directory on C: and D: to any other directory. In short It becomes very slow if I touch the hard disk. Currently I ...
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Why does my linux Server hang on reboot?

I have installed ubuntu server on an HP G7 machine which is brand new. Here is a picture of the frozen screen For some reason when I rebooted from my office it got stuck at the screen above, ...
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What to look for in a rack that has to survive extreme conditions

I work for a 2-way radio company, and we're spec'ing out a mountain top digital radio repeater system, that will require a server and a switch setup. What should I be looking for in a rack cabinet ...
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Debian squeeze server hangs when accessing md raid 5 over network

My debian squeeze server ha begin to hang/freeze when I try to access my md raid 5 over network (via samba or afp/netatalk). This behavior started when I installed netatalk, libgcrypt11 from wheezy. ...
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NAS server freezes in cluster environment using NFS

In our department we have an Iomega NAS (px4-300d) connected to a Supermicro cluster with 5 nodes (12 cores per node). Each node mounts a share on that NAS by using NFS. Unfortunately after some time ...
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Vertex 2 SSD Freezing 60 seconds at a time

I have a OCZ Vertex 2 SSD that I've been using for a few years in a Win2k8 64-bit "Server" (Dell Precision M4300). Every few weeks it gets in a mood during which it temporarily freezes very often for ...
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HP NC107i (BCM5723) on freebsd 9

We've purchased 3 hp proliant dl120 servers. They come with 2 integrated network adapters - HP NC107i PCIe Gigabit Server Adapter which is based on BCM5723. After Freebsd 9 installation I've ...
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BUG: soft lockup - CPU#7 stuck for 10s! [php:756]

My webserver is giving me some problems in the last two months, it is freezing randomly, one time per day, and maybe sometimes it works fine for more days but then it goes down again. The server runs ...
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Windows Server 2003 SP2 TS Freezing

I have a Server 2003 SP2 acting as a Terminal Server for about 10 users. The system ran fine for about 2 weeks before we put in a SCSI card and tape backup. The connected users will just have ...
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Server hang - data loss on reboot, post mortem analysis

A development server I'm responsible for (ext3 on raid 5 w/Debian Squeeze) froze up over the weekend and I was forced to reset it, as in unresponsive from KVM/physical keyboard access, no eth devices ...
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Windows 7 laptops stalling, waiting on harddrive

We have some company laptops at our office which are experiencing some problems. The laptops will stop responding, seemingly randomly, for periods of about 10-20 seconds. This is getting increasing ...
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What causes Remote Desktop Services Manager to crash in Server 2008 R2?

I have this consistent problem of RDSM crashing in Server 2008 R2. It is either really slow to open, sometimes never opens, or after it's been open and working properly for a bit, stops working, and ...
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Outlook 2010 with Exchange 2003 account freezes with event ID 515 in security event log

My Outlook 2010 freezes a couple of times per day. I am connected to a Exchange 2003 server. Sometimes, when I try to send an email or open an appointment, the interface completely freezes. After a ...
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Microsoft exchange maintenance plan kills the server every night

I believe I have a server with faulty hardware. I think it's the motherboard, because I've tested the RAM, but anyway, I'll explain what happens... Every night between 1am and 5am, Exchange performs ...
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File server share access intermittent/slow/machine unstable: win2k8r2

I have a file server running Win2k8R2 on an older HP DL380G4. It has nothing set up on it other than file sharing. All drivers/firmware/updates installed. The file server is used as a dump for a bunch ...
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How can I diagnose an Ubuntu system freeze after reboot

One of our servers froze yesterday, apparently refusing to serve any HTTP requests. The tech guy on site could not connect remotely to the machine, so he rebooted the (virtual) machine from the VMware ...
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Apache Processes Hanging and Hitting MaxClients

I run a decently high-trafficked webserver (dedicated Apache/PHP), and while it works fine most of time, about once a day it dead-locks and refuses any new connections. Restarting Apache fixes the ...
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KRDC & Rdesktop sessions freezing

I am using KRDC under kubuntu to access Windows terminal server 2003 on the same LAN. My session keeps freezing between 5-20 minutes... it seems random how long this is and it's only been happening ...
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Help! My server is running out of memory and locking up, requiring a hard reboot

I have a VPS (with 256MB of memory) that has hung more than once today. It just froze entirely, and was not accessible via SSH. I had to run my provider's "force power off" procedure to bring it back. ...
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windows 2000 freezing during large disk write

We have a windows 2000 sp4 server which freezes up for about 1 minutes while its web-app does a ~500mb write operation. I can see the webapp start to do I/O activity (through process explorer) then ...
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Virtual server freeze (apache ?)

I rent a small virtual server at 1und1.de. (Link, but German only) (2GB RAM dynamic, 512MB at least, 20 GB HDD) I choose to run a Ubuntu 8.04 LTS as operating system (64 Bit). I installed apache2 + ...
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How to troubleshoot Windows XP SP2 freezing randomly? [closed]

I have a Windows XP machine that randomly freezes. I can't take a memory dump with manual BSOD even using PS2 keyboard (seems that the machine is so freezed that I can't even provoke a manual BSOD). ...
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How can I prevent an old Sun PC from freezing when its keyboard is unplugged?

I'm responsible for an old (5-10 yrs?) sun PC providing an important service. However, whenever the keyboard is disconnected, it stops everything it's running (even stops responding to pings), and ...
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WinXP DVD/CD freezes Explorer for 8-12 minutes, then continues as normal

A user came to me with a CD containing 24 PDFs, complaining that he couldn't read the disk on his computer. I was able to read the disk with no problem on my PC. I went to his desk, put the CD in his ...
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Windows Server 2008 freezes when I run programs as administrator

I am working on a machine running Windows Server 2008. Every program I have tried to run (firefox, notepad, wordpad) works fine, but if I right-click on any item on the desktop or the start menu and ...
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How do you diagnose a server temporarily freezing?

I've got a situation where a windows server (Windows server 2003), that can only be accessed using remote desktop or citrix, appears to freeze temporarily. What is the best way to monitor this ...