An instance of a running computer program.

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Identify where and how background process are started and where they comes from

First the short story: I need to migrate a server (applications, configurations and so on) and I have no clue about what is in there, no docs, people at charge just abandon and didn't leave any ...
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How do i limit docker to allow only specific processes? [closed]

i use docker for a very specific task (vnc-server with xvfb and firefox) and i want to limit the container to only the needed processes for security reasons. So i want a whitelist with process-names. ...
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Process with the strange name loads CPU [duplicate]

[Centos 6.5, vps] > top 29348 root 20 0 94728 2108 208 S 297.2 0.0 40:22.57 dfyjqsizih > ps -ef UID PID PPID C STIME TTY TIME CMD root 29348 1 99 11:39 ...
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Cisco IOS - terminate a process (kill a process)

How do I terminate a process similarly to kill -9 $PID? I would like to do the same as GNU/Linux offers: For example, a shell is running a Telnet session to a router, but later that router is powered ...
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Openwith.exe in process list multiple times unknown why

I know this is related to finding a program to use in win8+. I'm trying to migrate a server application from a 2008 R1 server to win2012 R2. Is there a way I can figure out where the openwith.exe ...
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How to get the path details from the proccess ID?

In order to see the path of the running process 25014 I do on Linux the following: ls -l /proc/25014/exe Output: lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 0 Mar 9 16:35 /proc/25014/exe -> /etc/syscconfig In ...
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Linux NFS - 'stat' on defunct NFS mount causes blocked ('D') state processes and high load average

I'm rearranging some NFS mounts - tidying up and decommissioning them. As part of this, my 'management' server has gained a huge load average, because of nagios kicking off 'stat' on the NFS mounts. ...
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how to view all process details from ps –ef command

hi all I am using the ack.pl in my bash script to search IP's in the Linux OS only for example , and only to show the problem I will give here short example # ( ./ack.pl -Q -a -l --max-count=1 ...
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Anon value from pmap list too high. how to lower?

I do not understand why apache is using so much memory. I ran pmap and received the following: 912117: /usr/local/apache/bin/httpd -k graceful -DSSL Address Kbytes RSS Dirty ...
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How can I know the absolute path of a running process? on solaris

this is the command to view the process path on Linux ps -auxwe | grep 24466 ( 24466 is only example ) but please advice is it possible to view the path of running process on Solaris if yes ...
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How should I manage a long running server process on Ubuntu?

I have an app (in the form of a single binary) that I need to run on one of my servers, and I'd like to be able to control its lifecycle properly. What I'd like is the following: simple one command ...
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SSSD process won't die

Thanks for taking the time to check out my problem. I'm currently working on an issue that has only appeared once before. Back on Jan 3rd when this first appeared we were able to reboot the server ...
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linux find process which called destination/port

I know that some processes on a server are calling services on a second computer. I know the source ip (my server) and the destination IP and port. However, I do not know the process name or pid that ...
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Ubuntu - Frozen Process's, what happens on a reboot

I have an Ubuntu LTE instance that underwent a security compromise (now fixed) We discovered a DDOS virus on the system which was promptly removed. We subsequently found that the process ...
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netstat output without PID

I just stumbled across this issue with the netstat output on my server, There are a couple of ports which are listening, but do not have a PID attached to it. I want to make sure they are not ...
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Suspicious process running in background in Fedora [duplicate]

There is a suspicious process which every time I boot Fedora starts and eats a percentage of CPU (10%~30%) and I think its name seriously denotes that it is malware! However, the name keeps changing ...
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Why is sqlservr.exe Running?

sqlserver.exe is running according to ProcessExplorer. When I kill it, it comes back later. Why? I have disabled the service in Services, and it doesn't show as "Started" even though it is clearly ...
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Solaris: how to list swap space per process?

On Solaris, how can I find out how much swap space a given process is occupying? Or even better, how can I list all running processes sorted by swap space usage? I'm asking this particulary for ...
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How to get php-fpm details in the process list

In my process list with "top" command, I am getting a lot of php-fpm processes. Is there a possibility to get more info on that porcesses like: Who initiated the process (IP) Which class is called ...
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Kill old php cron script

After running ps aux | grep php, I found about 10 php scripts ran by cron that have started over a week ago and are hanging. Each script usually take 40 seconds to complete. I have set ...
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Linux program used to gather installed packages, processes, listening ports, etc.?

It's hard to Google this because it seems like everyone and their kid sister has written a script to gather system stats! I once saw a mature program written that is used to gather system stats like ...
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Capture a list of processes ran

Is there a way to capture a list of all of the processes executed on a machine and their command line arguments if any? I know that process explorer will allow you to do this for a currently running ...
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Uwsgi many many (zombie?) threads when crawlbot is on site

I'm running a django application with nginx/uwsgi. It has multiple domains, about 15. What I've noticed is that sometimes the performance starts getting really bad. Then when I run ps aux -T | grep ...
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MOD_WSGI Daemon Mode multiple hanging httpd processes

As a python developer I had some understanding of how mod_wsgi works, which is that it launches a new python process with each request. That is not to say a new httpd process, rather a single httpd ...
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Is there an easy way to monitor another domain user's processes and IPs these processes are contacting? [duplicate]

Is there a way to monitor which IPs the startup processes of another domain computer is contacting as a user logs in? Both person logging in and person who will be monitoring are domain admins. Short ...
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Suspicious process self with random name in Fedora 20 [duplicate]

When I run top I see a two processes run by root with all random letters(jycybezyxa and jycybezyxa): >Tasks: 246 total, 2 running, 236 sleeping, 0 stopped, 8 zombie >%Cpu(s): 15.3 us, ...
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Unidentifiable processes under Redhat Linux

Upon issuing a ps ax command on a server I see the following processes that I can't identify. Googling them yields nothing useful. Does anybody know what these are or how I would track them down? The ...
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Apache - how to automatically kill apache subprocess of closed connection

I am using Apache 2.4 (Linux) where I have some CGI app that runs long-standing system subprocesses. When the client finish the connection prematurely (for example when a user close the web browser), ...
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Find out what NFSD processes are actually doing?

When I view top on one of our servers there are a lot of nfsd processes consuming CPU: PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND 2769 root 20 0 0 0 0 R ...
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Starting a Process Remotely Using winrm

I am working on setting up a build/test server for continuous integration of a software team I am working on. Part of the requirement is that, when new items are pushed into the repo, I automatically ...
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How to find what process for a particular user is accessing files on a share

Our business management system has had some hiccups here and there the past couple of weeks. It has been denied access to some of the files it uses. By digging around with Manage Open Files I have ...
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can't apply process slot for /usr/lib/cgi-bin/php5

seen some other answers around the web related to my issue. Tried the answer from High CPU mod_fcgid: can't apply process slot too, did not work. Here are the files I believe toe be relevant for ...
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Sendmail avoid bounced mails to be reprocessed

I'm quite new to running my own Linux server and I was just wondering if the following is normal or if my server is being abused by some spambots. So I have a linux server running which has also ...
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How to find out which process created a particular file?

I know that you can use lsof (in Linux at least) to check which process has got a particular file opened currently, but is there anyway to find out which process created a particular file originally? ...
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Bash script to kill specific process running longer than 5m [closed]

Hi I'm looking for a BASH script for CentOS 6.5 that kills a processes by name that's been running longer than 5 minutes. I asked this question before and received a response that doesn't work under ...
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Kill any GS process that's been running for over 5m on CentOS 6.5

Hi our server has a weird issue where once a month or so a GS (GhostScript) process gets stuck and eats 10-75% CPU until I kill the process. strace hasn't provided anything useful so until I can ...
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How can I determine exactly when a startup process loaded in relation to other processes after logging in?

Windows 8.1 I have an end user system that requires certain software/processes to start in a specific order upon logging in. These processes aren't managed services so I can't set an extended delay ...
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how to run the dialog command with proccess

Please look on my code – ( bash script ) I want to display both dialogs on the screen on the same time, one dialog display the: tail –f from - /var/log/proccess1.log , and the second dialog ...
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Git best practice for having development test and production and promotion between them

I am not quite sure the best architecture for having a development, test and production environment and being able to promote releases from one to another. Don't know if that is enough information ...
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Restarting shell script with &disown using Monit

I have a shell script that runs a C++ backend mail system (PluginHandler). I need to monitor this process in Monit and restart it if it fails. The script: export ...
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Changing process priority in linux for jvm process

Is it fine if I change the JVM process priority through nice at server machine [linux]. I wanted my JVM process to use maximum resources from OS. What is the standard practice? Do people tune the ...
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Automatically Kill/Restart Process(es) When Memory is Critically Low

I have a Debian Wheezy VPS box where am running a couple of Django apps in production. Ideally, would have tried addressed my current memory footprint issues by optimizing the apps, adding more RAM or ...
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Kill all currently running cron jobs

For some reason my cron job scripts aren't exiting cleanly and they're backing up my server. There are currently a couple hundred processes running for one of my users. I can use the following command ...
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vnstat service not showing status

When I run service vnstat status No result is returned. Usually one of the following three results would come up. But I got nothing when checking the service status. vnstat (pid 94330) is ...
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Phantom apache2 process with memory leak

When I start apache2 using sudo service apache2 start, it spawns a 'phantom' process that doesn't show up in apache2ctl fullstatus at all. It's using the prefork MPM and my MaxClients as well as ...
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Get processes running on a specific CPU core

mpstat -P ALL shows high %wa time on a single core from an 8 core CPU and I'm trying to figure out what's writing to disk. So how can I figure out what is running on that CPU core?
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Periodically SSH process hangs on AIX

On one of our AIX servers, the following ssh process hangs sometimes: Server1# ssh -i /rsync-key Server2 "rm file" & It is a string of script in the crontab. This problem is not always ...
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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 ...