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Powershell find orphaned processes

I am looking for a way to find processes that do not have a parent process running (orphaned processes). Im attempting to do this using win32_process. I have the query that returns the attributes ...
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Cannot find the process locking a Virtual Hard Drive on a Network Share

I have a VHD that is on a network share. Normally all anyone had to do was mount it through Disk Management and they could access it. The last few days though I have been getting the following error....
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Going back to a running instalation process after being disconnected

I was running an instillation through remote access using ssh shell. and didn't look at the screen for a while(my bad). when I go back to that console I find it was asking for a path like: Enter ...
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atop configuration file location on CentOS 7.x

I have installed atop on my server using yum, its started and running. however I cannot find the configuration file on the server to tweak the settings. All mentions of it online point to /etc/atop/ ...
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How to kill all processes with Sl stat in ubuntu?

I have some scripts which spawns multiple processess to tasks in background. Most of them terminates but few of them does not terminates on finishing the task. The number of these types of processes ...
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how to find the exact windows service that shows up as System [closed]

I installed the latest nginx on widows 7 enterprise. got an error "nginx: [emerg] bind() to 0.0.0.0:80 failed (10013: An attempt was made to access a socket in a way forbidden by its access ...
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Lookup process info of POSIX signal source

Good day everyone! I'm trying to find out all process, who sent SIGHUP to daemon, so I run one-row-script strace -qtt -e trace=none -e signal=SIGHUP -p 5670 2>&1 | while read in; do echo "$in"...
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How do child apache processes listen if they are root?

I see here: https://httpd.apache.org/docs/current/invoking.html "If the Listen specified in the configuration file is default of 80 (or any other port below 1024), then it is necessary to have root ...
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SSH orphaned processes

On some VMs, it looks like every ssh session ends up as an orphaned process upon exit. I can reproduce it by just login through ssh onto the machine, then doing exit or ^D, then with ps -elf | grep ...
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IIS CPU Limit not taking effect on Azure VM

we've got some old legacy web apps that we host on an azure VM. In some circumstances they get stuck in a situation that spins the W3WP process into 99%> and causes grief for the server. They're not ...
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Does upstart have a built in way to respawn a process that is not stopped using initctl stop in specific intervals?

We thought the following directives would try to respawn the process 10 times in 60 seconds (i.e. once every 6 seconds): respawn respawn limit 10 60 However these directives restart the process as ...
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Can not kill process with kill -9

I can not kill one process with command kill -9, is there any way to kill it without restarting the machine?
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Unable to find a process id [closed]

I have an app in Erlang which I fail to launch: "Protocol: ~tp: the name my_app@my_comp seems to be in use by another Erlang node",["inet_tcp"]} I've tried to figure out the PID of the Erlang to ...
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Estimate RAM necessary for a process on Linux

I am a user of a Linux-based computing cluster that runs a task queuing system PBSPro. PBSPro likes to know how much RAM should be available for a task to make sure it will execute correctly; for ...
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Nginx/PHP5-FPM master process - high CPU usage

I've been having some weird issues with PHP-FPM and high CPU usage from the master process. I normally have CPU spikes from traffic since we have a lot of websites but I also run heavy caching with ...
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starting a system with constraints using systemd

I have a large system that consists of multiple processes and docker containers. I would like to have the system initialized by systemd but I have several constraints between the processes: There ...
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Apache write access to a SMB Share

Apache server can follow symlink, i've tested it in the local filesystem and all worked fine. So the problem is in the SMB share. I authorized the user ApacheSLINUX01 to be the one who have the full ...
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How can I debug frozen processes on Linux?

I'm running an ArmA 3 game server on my Ubuntu 14.04LTS box. Ever since the box was moved to a new data center, the game server has been plagued by a random freeze issue. When this happens, the ...
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Methods for monitoring and alerting data issues when dealing with complex dependencies

In this hypothetical example, we have a data flow across multiple engineering teams in an ecommerce company. These teams deliver services, produce data, and consume data at different points of the ...
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Zabbix: Monitor child spawn rate

We have set up zabbix to monitor our infrastructure, and our security team denied us to run custom scripts through zabbix. This makes our lives a bit harder to find solutions which don't require ...
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Real memory usage on Linux and Private_Dirty

On Linux, is using Private_Dirty value from smaps a good way to measure real process memory usage? Thanks
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PHP exec() over UNC path on Windows

My environment is Windows Server 2012 R2, IIS 8, Active Directory, and a file share. IIS, AD, and the file share are all separate VMs. I have a website, www.example.com, set up in IIS. The ...
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Java process stay in running state and consume CPU

I have a jar running in background on a Ubuntu server. In a certain moment, the application start consumming too much CPU (400%) and 4 child process stay in R state: N.B: the problem is ...
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10 min. bursts of CPU usage: how can I find out which processes are the cause?

The CPU usage graph above was generated by running psensor overnight on my linux box. Note the 10 minute bursts of activity consuming up to 40% of the Xeon. The machine ought to have been at idle ...
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CentOS suspicious process

One of my web server is running on CentOS and I have been spotted that one of the processes is taking almost all swap memory. Mention process is: /opt/opsware/agent/bin/pyton /opt/opsware/agent/...
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Why is this process refusing to quit?

I have a cron job that runs a shell script that executes a php script. It runs every day, sends some email, and writes to stdout (which is redirected to a log file in the shell script). It looks as ...
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how to access to lost process? [duplicate]

Let's assume I run putty on windows and connect to Debian Jessie remotely. I run Midnight commander, and run long term task. Than got power loss on Windows, so putty connection is lost. Of course I ...
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How can we get IO utilization for Process by Process ID using /proc directory? [closed]

I need to IO utilization for Process by Process ID without using any tool like iostat,iotop etc. Can any please help me to get IO utilization using info files using /proc/PID? Thanks in ADV.
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Oracle invoked oom-killer even when RAM and SWAP is plenty free?

Can you please tell me what cause this Oracle process killed? Seems like plenty of RAM free, and plenty of SWAP free. There followed few other oracle processes killed. The VM has the 16G of vMem and 8 ...
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How to exit all supervisor processes if one exited with 0 result

I run docker container with supervisor like this: Dockerfile CMD ["/run.sh"] run.sh #!/usr/bin/env bash exec supervisord -n supervisor-serf.conf [group:job] programs=serf,producer [program:...
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printing a children's full tree recursively in bash script

sry for not being familiar with question conventions since im new here. i want to write a script that prints the full children's tree recursively of a given pid. i got so far as: ps h -ef | awk '$...
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Jira/Confluence hogging memory with lots of processes

We've been working with Jira and Confluence on a Debian 6 VPS for a while now. Everything is fine as far as their daily use is concerned. The issue we are encountering now is that occasionally, the ...
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Linux Server Memory: Is this enough?

One of (weblogic)process on my WAS server(redhat linux) is killed at last night. There is no log. so I doubt my system memory. Is the system or process has enough memory? server specification and ...
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How to find what processes were running at a time in the past?

I am asked to investigate a high CPU usage alert which occurred this morning. I used sar -p and saw the high CPU usage showing up at that time Next I used ps -eo pcpu,pid,user,args | sort -r -k1 | ...
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How can I close httpd open conncetion? [closed]

I have a lot of open connection of httpd and ram usage, how can i solve this?
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YouTrack java process started to disappear on VPS

I had YouTrack installed on my VPS, and lately it just stopped working. Installation method I used is described here: https://confluence.jetbrains.com/display/YTD65/YouTrack+JAR+as+a+Service+on+Linux....
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init / inittab respawn (count number of times it occurs) [closed]

I added the following line in my /etc/inittab to respawn a program if it crashes. #test must always run. aa:2345:respawn:/home/pi/test/test Is there a way to know how many times the init/respawn ...
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kill tcp port binding by deleting proc/[0-9]/net/… in linux

I have a script to call syscall Kill the process that holds a certain TCP port in Linux (ubuntu). But even if I do that, sometimes the port still remains in /proc/[0-9]/net directory binding the port. ...
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Set CPU affinity for all processes of specific user with taskset

I have ubuntu server 14.04, and I'm wondering if there is any easy way to achieve this task. For example, I can already do this for single processes with taskset -pac 2 29435, but is there any way to ...
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Source of long running find process on server

I'm wondering where a long running find process on my ubuntu linux server (14.04 LTS) came from and what the meaning of it is. Here is the output of ps: 16915 ? SN 32:41 /usr/bin/find /tmp /...
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NUMA processor definition

NUMA, non-uniform memory access designates a symetric multi-processing system where processors are grouped into nodes, with each group sharing some level of memory, so that memory access on same node ...
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Odd entries in Debian Linux /var/log/auth.log

I have found some odd entries all of the sudden in my /var/log/auth.log files. They are showing up every 10-20 seconds or so. There isn't anything in cron that would do this, and I am at a loss of ...
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Killing Parent and Child processes on Remote with Powershell

I'm attempting to kill a parent process and it's child process (There will only be one child) on a remote computer. When executing this script (Which is part of a larger one) i get the following ...
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Is it possible to kill a process based on its environment, from the command line?

Scenario: Let's assume I have a script that spawns a few processes. There may be times when the script has to be aborted. Most times this is fine. However, sometimes one or two of the spawned ...
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Running and sleeping in top

I usually use top to get an idea of the server load before (and while) running a compute job. Recently my attention was drawn to the process state column. In particular I noticed that all Matlab ...
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Hundreds of zombie sh processes spawn then die

I have a few Ubuntu Server 14.04.03 LTS boxes that will occasionally spawn hundreds of zombie sh processes. This process spike will be picked up by the monitoring system, and send an alert. I found ...
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Know which file is related to a process execution

In Unix, with top I have an output similar to this: 13916 root 18 0 903m 129m 9936 S 51.4 0.1 3:07.01 php How can I know which file is this php process executing? For example: 13916 root 18 0 903m ...
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Pressing Ctrl-C stops bash script, but don't stop PHP script called by the script

I need to run a few scripts every few minutes. The logic was made in PHP, and it's working great. To keep things together I've made the bash script below, which also runs fine. #!/bin/bash ...
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top is only showing current user processes

Recently got a dedicated server running CentOS 6.7, we have ran updates and noticed that top is only showing processes for the current user. [myuser@server2 ~]$ top -b -n1 top - 20:19:20 up 1 day, ...
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Why upstart starts my processes in an inconsistent way

I'm debugging a strange issue with upstart managed jobs. I have a ruby web application which is started using passenger and I generate upstart configuration files using foreman The problematic ...