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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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CPU 100% idle but still showing load average

I have a Blade Server with CentOS 6.4. On idle state it shows a constant load average of more than 1. However I prepared another machine having the same hardware and CentOS version and its load ...
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Lots of idle tasks in apache server

There are a lots of idle processes on my server. The lists keep on increasing. htop shows about 1200+ tasks , 400+ threads, while the server load is less than 1 Server status shows about 400+ dummy ...
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Server 2012 RDP session idle/timeout.

From the server manager in 2012 I have set the properties of the RD sessions host to have these properties: End a disconnected session in 1 minute Active session limit : never idle session limit: 1 ...
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Windows server's HDD Spin down daily/nightly - Does it makes sense?

A Windows Server 2003 R2 has the following hard disk configuration: - 3 internal hard disks attached to a 3Ware unit, configured in Raid 1 + spare unit - 3 external USB backup disks: 2 Verbatim 1TB ...
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How to stop NAT dropping idle connections?

I have a TCP connection that can be idle for many hours. The traffic is flowing from the server to the client only. One might say it's kind of push notification. My home router, however, tends to ...
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Linux - incorrect Idle time values from /proc/uptime

I am curious as to why I am getting an incorrect Idle Time from the /proc/uptime on my server. Output of cat /proc/uptime from my server: $> cat /proc/uptime: 1218960.08 15958635.85 $> ...
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ionice idle is ignored

I have been testing the ionice command for a while and the idle (3) mode seems to be ignored in most cases. My test is to run both command at the same time: du <big folder> ionice -c 3 du ...
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Sending HDD to sleep after unmounting it in server running on CentOS Linux? [duplicate]

How to send to sleep a hard drive completely after it's being unmounted? I'm planning to have separate 4TB drive only for backups. It will be encrypted and I will only mount it when I need to ...
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How to detect how long Apache2 has been idle?

How can I setup my apache2 (on Ubuntu 12.04) so that a shell script can easily determine how long the web server was idle? By "idle", I mean "has not served any requests". As this is an internal ...
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New CentOS/cPanel servers showing high load averages at idle

I have taken delivery of two identically specced CentOS/cPanel servers, showing the same behaviour of a resting load average of 1.30, 1.21, 1.16 and yet the CPU is sitting 100% idle. Hardware: ...
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Python IDLE just doesn't start up

I'm using Windows 7, Python 2.7.2. Before the problem occured, I've been writing code in IDLE(Python GUI) for 30 min and everything's fine. Then I went into "IDLE configuration" and changed the ...
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Does running “./something.sh” considered as idle?

The file ./something.sh contains multi thousands of complex jobs. this should take long time. I just simply run ./something.sh without any other command, and I must wait until it finished. I ...
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how to prevent windows server 2008 from automatically ending user sessions

i am connected to a windows server 2008 R2 server using a terminal TC (thin client). all of our applications are running on the server and if a user is idle for more than 5 minutes, his session will ...
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how to check whether the hdd is idle?

I am using Solaris 11 Express and activated the power.conf which makes my disks go idling after 30 mins like a charm. I can hear the disks spin up when I access something ZFS disk-related. Is it ...
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How Can Linux Top Show 2% Idle, but Load Say 1.20?

On CentOS5, I'm seeing the 'top' command showing a hover between 20% and 2% idle, but then the load says 1.20. How can that be possible? When I type 'uptime', as well, I see 3 load numbers that are ...
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Ubuntu load average spikes but CPUs are idle

We have a server on a cloud network, provided by a third party. We are running Ubuntu 10.04 Server Edition. The problem happens at seemingly random times, around one to three times a day. The load ...
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There seems to be some 'lingering' SSH connections on my server. How do I fix it?

[root@server mike]# w 14:43:35 up 83 days, 1:25, 1 user, load average: 0.00, 0.00, 0.00 USER TTY FROM LOGIN@ IDLE JCPU PCPU WHAT mike pts/1 dsl-IP.w 14:43 ...
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High %idle on EC2 instances despite high load

I like to fully-load our compute hardware to reduce wasted CPU time, and on typical in-house hardware this is fairly easy: load the machine with as many runnable threads as there are cores, and idle ...
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Sources/replacements for idled?

In the good old days there used to be a Unix program called "idled" that would log out idle users after warning them. It was really configurable and generally did the right thing. Unfortunately it's ...
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Enabling system wide TCP keepalives on a Windows system

Can I change/add the KeepAliveTime and related registry variables to make a Windows machine send TCP keepalive packets on an idle connection? I want to know if anyone has successfully got this ...