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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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What is the process of cleaning viruses from a network?

We have a problem with a network virus that spread through our network and most computers have been infected. What should I do to remove the virus? By installing and scanning anti-virus software, the ...
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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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Apache's “OPTIONS * HTTP/1.0” running 100% CPU - Runaway httpd process

I have this recurring issue where an httpd processes will randomly start running at 100% CPU. Often other httpd processes will join in, and it will continue until I restart Apache. Oddly, the thing it'...
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Environment variables of a running process on Unix?

I need to troubleshoot some problems related to environment variables on a Unix system. On Windows, I can use a tool such as ProcessExplorer to select particular a process and view values of each ...
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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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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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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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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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How do I track CPU Utilization for Window Services?

I am using the windows task manager to track CPU utilization. I notice that my applications are listed but Windows Services are not. For instance, total CPU usage is listed at 70% but the summary of ...
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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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Linux process monitoring daemon

I'm often issuing commands that take some time. For example downloading something using a console download app. If I want to be noticed when the command has finished, I usually do something like this: ...
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Find (and kill) old processes

Basically I need to be able scan the process tree and find processes that match a certain name and started running more than a week a go. Once I have them, I need to kill them. All the processes are ...
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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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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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How do I kill processes older than “t”?

First, yes I have seen this question: http://serverfault.com/q/71360/14428 The answers there are incorrect and do not work. I have voted and commented accordingly. The processes I want to kill look ...
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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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Bash snippet for killing a process until it's dead?

I'm trying to write a robust bash script, and in it I create a background process. At the end of the script, I want to kill it. I have it's PID. I was thinking of somthing like this while [[ ps ef $...
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Monit http-based API

I'm just wondering whether monit has an API, which we could poll-regularly (perhaps something that is http-based) ? It would be very useful to create an integrated monitoring solution across multiple ...
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FTP/IIS Error: The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process

In IIS 7.5 When trying to get current log files using CMD FTP client it gives error 550 error: "The file cannot be accessed because it is in use by another process" Checked processes using procmon ...
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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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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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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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Supervisor - how to get a program to run at intervals of time

Perhaps I'm misunderstanding with Supervisor does, but perhaps me asking this question will help clear that up. Basically, I have a Supervisor program in my /etc/supervisord.conf file that executes a ...
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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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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 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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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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How to prevent “ps” reporting its own process?

$ ps | grep django 28006 ttys004 0:01.12 /usr/bin/python bin/django celeryd --beat 51393 ttys005 0:01.45 /usr/bin/python bin/django celeryd -l INFO 51472 ttys005 0:01.29 /usr/bin/python bin/...
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How do you force a process to flush the data written to an open file descriptor under Linux?

I have a binary process (with no sources available) running on an embedded Linux system. The process opens a log file (/tmp/dmaosd.log) where it logs what it's doing. The problem is the log gets ...
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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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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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Is there an equivalent command for 'init.d/networking restart' in OS X

From time to time, I've encountered issues with OS X clients' network connections (Wired and Wireless, Leopard/Snow Leopard) where nothing will fix the issue, until you reboot. Is there a ...