An instance of a running computer program.

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Apache Causing High Load on Server

Whenever Apache kills child process to create new ones after the MaxRequestPerChild is satisfied, I see Defunct Apache processes in the ps output. There defunct processes clear by themselves in a ...
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How to make a copy of /proc/xxxxx? [closed]

A users account have been hacked on one of my servers, where the hacker have started some spam binaries. Before I kill the processes would I like to make a copy of them, but when I tar czf ...
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Is there a top like tool that shows processes and ports, live?

I'd like to be monitoring ports in "realtime" and the processes that use them. Is there any tool that can handle that? I imagine somethinkg like top, but with a column that lists all ports the process ...
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Kill child process when the parent exits

I'm preparing a script for Docker, which allows only one top-level process, which should receive the signals so we can stop it. Therefore, I'm having a script like this: one application writes to ...
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App Pool doesn't respect memory limits

I am dealing with a legacy .NET app that has a memory leak. In order to try and mitigate a run away memory situation, I've set the app pool memory limits from anywhere between 500KB to 500000KB ...
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Process monitoring and service manager for Python web application [closed]

We're setting up a Python web application using the CherryPy web server on a bunch of Linux servers (it's behind an nginx load balancer sending traffic to the various servers). We're in the process of ...
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How to detect exceptionally long file locks in linux?

I have a point of contention on my linux server. One of a number of processes access a single file and lock the file at a random time for a considerable period (>60 seconds) which, in turn, causes ...
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Unix processes wasn't killed but is not running

I have a system where some custom software is running, and then may receive a SIGHUP. As a result of the SIGHUP, the process does some cleanup and terminates, but it doesn't terminate its long running ...
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Zombie processes still alive and working fine, but can't be killed?

Am I misunderstanding something, or should this not be possible? All my daemon processes are in zombie state after I tried to stop the control service: # ps ax | grep controller 13768 pts/11 S+ ...
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unknown/deleted process running under apache [closed]

Here is out of ps aux| grep atd on my server. apache 1299 0.0 0.0 5328 2768 ? S 08:21 0:00 /usr/sbin/atd root 15407 0.0 0.0 4020 708 pts/3 S+ 11:02 0:00 grep atd ...
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Find out what process initiated a mysql query

Is there any way to trace back what process initiated a mysql uqerry like the two below. MySQL on localhost (5.0.95-log) up 178+23:58:01 ...
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Change disk used by a long running process

Let's suppose I have process that does long calculations (e.g. it's been running for days), it uses a disk as temporary storage to store intermediate results (for example mounted at /mnt and I want to ...
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get PIDs of processes from

I have a path to an executable. Assume I want to delete this file. I need to find all processes launched using this file and kill them. What is the best way to do it?
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How can I trace a process to a file on a windows 7 32 bit laptop? [closed]

I have a process running in my process list. I would like to know which file is responsible for running the process. How can I trace it to a file?
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Nagios check_procs returns wrong value when called from NRPE

I have added the following line in nrpe.conf of a monitored server say named myserver: command[check_mysrv_process]=/usr/lib/nagios/plugins/check_procs -c 1: -C java -a mysrv which works locally as ...
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IIS start remote commands - PsServices | PsExec

I have developed a ASP.NET C# web page which connects to remote conmputer command prompt using PSSERVICES.exe and executes some commands against servers. The execution works fine until I deployed the ...
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Why is cron running twice?

I wanted to execute my PHP mailing-script automatically with cron. I always get the mail twice though. The script runs fine when started manually. I put this in the crontab for testing: 54 13 * * * ...
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All Process Stop Unexpected On Linux Server

I'm a running ubuntu 12.04 LTS server edition and two times in the pasts 48 hours or so the VPS becomes completely unresponsive. Nginx stops responding to requests. There is log activity sent to my ...
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Daemons on a web server - best practices [duplicate]

This might be an obvious thing to seasoned Ops but, please, bear with me on this one (I'm a dev with the side effect of having to manage our servers too). At the moment, one of several servers (load ...
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How can I identify which process is producing “invisible” icons in the system status bar

I have a server which we are experiencing as really slow. Upon login into the server as domain admin we notice a huge system status bar, filled with invisible icons. If we mouse over the icons, they ...
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Remove a zombie process from the process table

I've got an annoying zombie process that gets adopted by init, and it won't go away. I've read there is a way to create a dummy process, attach the zombie as a child of that new process and then kill ...
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How to find parent process for child process if parent process is terminated

Is there a way to find out which process started a other process even after the parent process is terminated? I tried to find something in the Win32_Process class via PowerShell but I did not find ...
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Can't find a process that is writing huge files to my disk

While clearing up my harddrive, I ran into a directory called, c:\logs that had huge files in it. The first one, called debuglog.txt is 9gb and contains the following data: ProcessWin7_SpeakerPin ...
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How can I temporarily block network traffic for a specific windows process?

Windows XP / Windows 7 I'd like to understand how a specific windows process (from a third-party vendor) behaves when it's selectively blocked from communicating on a network (by say, an overzealous ...
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how to move process from one namespace to other? [closed]

Is there any available method to move process/group of processes from one namespace to other in Linux? I mean methods via commands of some packages or it can be done via setns()? E.g. I have processes ...
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Windows process management tools

Unix has tools like upstart, angel, god, etc to keep processes running constantly on system start and can restart processes that have failed. Does windows have the ability to do this natively?
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msmdsrv.exe is taking 1.5 GB of memory? [closed]

I have a windows server and this server has 4 GB of memory. But the msmdsrv.exe is taking 1.5 GB of memory. What is that, and why is it doing this? How can I make it stop? This is a production ...
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hald (HAL daemon) behavior analysis

We were looking at the behavior of HAL daemon on a Linux host (Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit). We looked at both its syslog and system calls (using strace). According to the documentation, HAL daemon ...
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How to call the proc_register() function/ execve()

Is there any way monitoring the calling of the function " proc_register"? so that each time a proc registery is called (ot there is a new process creation) i will get the notification/alert/other..?
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view/kill a Windows O/S processes from Ubuntu Server

Is there a Ubuntu version of Sysinternals Process Utilities, which allows Window users to view/control remote processes? I already know I can setup cygwin on Windows and use ssh to remote in. All I'm ...
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How can I see which devices are used by a process?

iotop and iostat are great tools to see how much I/O is happening. But I haven't found out how these (or other) tools can show me the I/O rate per device and per process. So I'm looking for a way to ...
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get notification when process starts running

I am trying to figure out a way to get a notification when one of my processes starts to run once again (i have tried monitoring the proc file but didn't succeed, monit doesn't handle getting the same ...
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change java process name

I am trying to change a java process name using the start-stop-daemon. When running the process without the daemon I simply add to the script: "exec -a kuku" And the java process name in the proc file ...
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using monit to monitor processes

i am trying to figure out how to use monit to get a notification when one of my processes starts to run once again. let me be clear- at first the process is running, stops to run and then runs again. ...
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Process monitoring w/ Haskell angel

I'm attempting to monitor a process w/ haskell's angel process monitoring tool. https://github.com/MichaelXavier/Angel The process continues to restart in an infinte loop when it is run w/o receiving ...
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ttylog attaches to the wrong process - release notes a bit hard to understand too

I have a lengthy python script running on a machine: [root@server1]# ps aux | grep python root 30640 15.6 0.6 296416 102444 pts/4 S+ 11:29 2:38 python my_script.py But I'm now working ...
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How to find out cgroup of a particular process?

Is there any method to get cgroup of process? The only one package that I know (cgroup-bin), just provide some manipulations with cgroups and allow to change cgroup of process/list of processes, but ...
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How do I see all processes start (both linux AND win)? [closed]

I have a situation in which I need to monitor processes starting. I have found lots of ways to see what processes are running at any given moment (e.g. by polling), but sometimes processes start and ...
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Consistency check process

I have a question we having some issues with IBM Read Patrol and consistency check running at the same time. My question is if I dsiable consistency check how can i see that this process is running or ...
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Process monitoring with email alerts [closed]

What are the tools available in debian (highly preferable from standard repositories) that would allow me to monitor one or several processes on my server and send an alert email when processes have ...
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How lxc-console implements implementation of the process into container?

Let's assume that we have some host with containers on it. When I type lxc-console I can get access from host's cmd to container's cmd, so I want to know what exactly happens? I mean how lxc-console ...
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How i can kill/terminate process in Cisco ios on router 7301

How i can kill/terminate process in Cisco ios on router 7301? One process utilizes a router 100 percent. This process is in no way related to the configuration of the router. Or should prohibit the ...
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Kill process that keeps restarting itself

I need some advice on how to completely kill the Jenkins process. It keeps restarting itself. On Mac OSX. $ps -eaf 216 1143 1 0 0:01.65 ?? 0:04.03 /usr/bin/java -jar ...
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How Puppet handles manifests in terms of processes?

I want to find out how Puppet handles manifests: in master process or Puppet forks it to execute in child process? It necessary for me to know what exactly do puppet master while handling manifests, ...
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How to increase the default number of Postgres processes?

Disclaimer: I'm relatively new to Postgres. On my production EC2 DB server, I'm experiencing high CPU usage on two of the five CPUs, ultimately resulting in latency for users of my application. I've ...
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How to deny checking list of running processes?

How to prevent a user from checking list of processes started by another user ? In other words, how do I forbid a user to see which processes are running by another user ?
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capture apps when file is being used by another proc

I have a build server that throws "the file is being used by another process" from time to time. I get alerting by email but by the time I log onto the machine to investigate, the file isn't used ...
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many unknow process name as “sudo”

my server free memoney is less and less, And many process COMMAND are"sudo" when use top and enter M. I don't understand root user need to use "sudo". I want to know the way these processes are ...
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How to tell uWSGI to prefer processes to threads for load balancing

I've installed Nginx + uWSGI + Django on a VDS with 3 CPU cores. uWSGI is configured for 6 processes and 5 threads per process. Now I want to tell uWSGI to use processes for load balancing until all ...
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Controlling Apache Tika with Supervisord

I am using TikaJAXRS on my server to process files, a part of Apache Tika project. I made a service wrapper to run it. So normally, I run it with service tikaserver start. But basically, the command ...