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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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Which tool provides per-process (or per-cgroup) resource (RAM/CPU/Disk) monitoring?

I want to have graphs about the percentage of CPU usage, RAM usage, Disk usage which is caused by specific processes (or process groups, or cgroups) on my server (running Debian). The tool needs to ...
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Cant kill process on Windows Server 2008!! - Thread in Wait:Executive State

I hope someone can help me with our issue we are having. We have a major issue with a process that we can not kill and the only way to get rid of the process is to reboot the machine. I have tried ...
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List environment variables of a running process on AIX without character limit

Today I was trying to debug an issue where a process was not picking up the correct environmental variable. It took us hours before we realized that it wasn't picking up the correct variable. I tried ...
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ps -o pcpu on Debian Squeeze is giving meaningless numbers

I'm trying to get the CPU percentage for processes on a busy server out of ps, but it's giving me nonsensical numbers. Here's a truncated example: $ ps -eo pcpu,pid | sort -n %CPU PID ... 36.5 ...
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list of files NOT in use by process

How can I exclude the output of lsof -c <processname> /path/ from a list of files in /path/ for example find /path/ -type f I was thinking something like this: find ...
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Windows 2003-R2-Server: Process “System” takes large chunks of CPU time

I have a domain controller running 2003 R2. The server behaves very well when restarted daily, however, each day it is not restarted, there's a process called "System" that takes enourmous chunks of ...
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How to keep log / keep record of one particular Process

In my Task Manager, there is one process (.exe) I want to keep log or keep record of that process i.e how much cpu % it is utilizing for a particular time \ Day. for example :- abc.exe process Can ...
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Running multiple background Java processes on Linux

I have a jar file that runs continuously and acts on various events. I need to create multiple instances of this jar, passing parameters to it on start up, and have it continue to run between shell ...
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Set default number of mod_wsgi processes

I have a virtual host setup with the follow config directive. WSGIDaemonProcess myproject processes=2 threads=25 I would like to set the number of processes for each vhost using mod_wsgi to 2 ...
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Process gets killed automatically in Fedora

I have a Automation process which is a java program running on fedora 6/14. A problem that I face very frequently is that this process is getting killed automatically. Ideally this process has been ...
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How can I version controll my F5 Big-IP LTM load balancer configs while allowing changes via iControl or the web interface

Currently we use F5 Big-IP LTMs (IP load balancers) in our environment for load balancing. We have an existing process for making changes to LTM configs and pushing them out. I'm trying to figure out ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to restart a daemondo controlled process?

How can I restart a daemondo controlled process with other options on my MAC (OS-X 10.4)? I changed /opt/local/etc/LaunchDaemons/org.macports.gearman/org.macports.gearman.plist and killed the gearman ...
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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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Apache worker mpm, one process and many threads: understanding performance

Got a mod_perl-written serverside program. Im using shared apache worker mpm memory with one process only, and ~ 60 threads. Im using locks to temporary secure the access to the shared memory, just ...
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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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Linux equivalent of OS X “Launchd”, with respect to use by non-root users?

Is there a good way for non-root users to start "managed" processes? In this case, I am using managed" to describe a process that starts up when the user logs in, is monitored by some sort of ...
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In Windows 2008R2 there is a TCP port that is stuck LISTENING but the process that has it open is terminated?

I have a program, NC_net that allows Nagios to monitor Windows machines for various metrics and it seems to have caused a sporadic issue where when the service stops, the TCP port remains open. The ...
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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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Postfix server begins send spam immediately after starting

I've installed a postfix server on a debian os & also I've installed apache 2.0 with php on same machine Several days ago my server begun to send a lot of spam messages via postfix. I understood ...
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ps and top show a different command name then what pkill and pgrep sees

Often times I want to kill process that I believe has changed its command name (I think through setproctitle() or something similar). Apparent pkill, pgrep, and friends do not read the new command ...
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node.js process won't die on unhandled exception

Running the following server.js: cluster(app) .use(cluster.logger(path_to_logs)) .use(cluster.stats()) .use(cluster.pidfiles(path_to_pids)) .use(cluster.cli()) ...
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Grab process information about high process usage

I'm looking to grab process information about processes that are using over a certain CPU limit. Ex: #!/usr/bin/env python def get_processes_over_usage(cpu_usage): #Find the processes. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Segmentation Fault when httpd child processes reach MaxRequestsPerChild

All httpd child processes Segmentation fault near MaxRequestsPerChild, seemingly when it is time for the process to recycle. MaxRequestsPerChild currently set to 10000. I am also not able to ...
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How to delay xinetd starting a process until data is received

I maintain a server that receives data on many ports using xinetd in tcp mode. The data is processed by a perl script. Twelve of the 16 clients that connect to my server that way, apparently also ...
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Sendmail bounce mails stuck in queue

I'm now managing an old mail server based on Sendmail: # cat /etc/issue Lineox Enterprise Linux AS release 4 (Nahant Update 2) Kernel \r on an \m # uname -a Linux myme1 2.6.9-22.0.1.ELsmp #1 SMP Thu ...
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SQL, Installation process, my.ini

Recently i decided to install apache + php + mysql separately from each other instead using one of the packets such as wamp,xampp,zend server,etc..., So far i installed apache server with php engine, ...
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Top shows md127_raid1 with high CPU load?

I have a new server, when I use "top" to see busy processes I usually see md127_raid1 either at the top or close to the top What is this process doing? How can I easily verify that the raid is ...
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apache restart: could not bind to adress 0.0.0.0:80

I have a very interesting symptom on one of our webservers. We have a watchdog running, that restarts the apache Process when it hangs. But apache is not able to restart. If i try restarting it ...
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Manage a PHP background process

When you have a PHP background process running, what are recommended approaches to: 1/ Monitor that the process is alive and/or automatically launch a new one if it dies 2/ Make sure that there are ...
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unmount failure because of process in D stat

Please suggest me how I can create a process in D (uninterruptable sleep) stat on mirror disk. Actually there is some bug in other code, that process some times create a process with D stat on MD and ...
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please assist me debug a stack trace

I am having an issue on a windows 2003 terminal server, where the system process is using a constantly high amount of CPU. I believe that it is the srv.sys that is causing an issue, but not quite ...