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Kill process that hogs all CPU

So ImageMagick has the "convert" command which I use for my (Linux) web platform to deal with image resizing and such. Sometimes this command gets "stuck", meaning it starts eating machine resources ...
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puppet hash create file

Sooo i have this hash in app1's puppet manifest $applicaton = 'app1' daemontools::build { $application: path => "/opt/supervise/${application}" envvars => { ...
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Organize code in Chef: libraries, classes and resources

I am new to both Chef and Ruby and I am implementing some scripts to learn them. Now I am facing the problem of how to organize my code: I have created a class in the library directory and I have used ...
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MySQL consuming all system memory on INSERT … SELECT

The mysql daemon is getting killed because Linux is reaching out of memory: Oct 24 07:41:23 <hostname> kernel: [82297.673701] Out of memory: kill process 13816 (mysqld) score 1839626 or a child ...
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How to find which file is under heavy use/IO [duplicate]

Application on the Linux server is using several large files of 10-20 GB in size. It is constantly writing and reading on all of them, I want to see usage details: which file is under heavy use, see ...
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ejabberd - what factors limit the number of possible users on a node?

With a single ejabberd node, what factors limit the number of possible simultaneous users it can support? The scenario I'm thinking of is this: Many users on the node, all in the same domain. These ...
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ejabberd - what factors limit the size of a roster?

What factors limit the possible size of a user's roster in an ejabberd cluster? Obviously, disk space available to the database will be one factor. Are there other factors that will come into play? ...
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Why does pacemaker start on the secondary node instead of the primary?

I have two Linux nodes running httpd service. When I try to add the httpd resource on the primary node, the service starts on the second node instead of starting on the primary. What am I missing ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Prevent reserving multiple resources in a Calendar list

I need a solution, to prevent booking two or more resources at the same time. (I tried to search for it but the hits only solved the problem of booking one item for the same time.) E.g. There are ...
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What is a good way to determine a server's connection usage?

Trying to figure out where my system's connections are being used (i.e. how many connections belong to what processes - could even be filtered by some expression through grep, if it applies). The ...
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How to monitor server resources? [duplicate]

I would like to monitor the resources of my servers such as CPU, memory, disk space and many other things. I'm using Nagios + Centreon to do this, but I would like to have a historical view of the use ...
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Running a process within a limited amount of resources, in Linux

Is there a way to run a process (e.g. ls, du, find .. etc) within a strictly limited amount of resources (i.e. cpu, memory, I/O) aside from using nice & ionice, as I didn't find them effective ...
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resource description in a server-cluster [closed]

I am searching for a way to describe resources/services on a server-cluster but couldn't find a proper solution yet although I actually think there should be one. We're running here a bunch of ...
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How to determine what is using all my server resources

I am having issues where my hosting account keep crashing due to running out of memory usage. I have a VPS Linux hosting account with 1Gb RAM. Recently whenever I make any changes to my site and ...
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Resources and guidance for a newbie system administrator? [closed]

A couple of months ago I got a small part-time job at my university to manage and maintain the IT infrastructure of a non-computer science group. Even though I have no experience as a 'system ...
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Setting up proxy to handle subdomain requests

I have setup a proxy for a site which works with the following nginx config: server { listen 80; server_name proxy.example.com; access_log /dev/null; error_log /dev/null; ...
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Monitoring usage resources per user in Linux

I want to get statistic hourly by used averages resources per user such as cpu and memory. How I can get it?
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arrays in puppet

I'm wondering how to solve the following puppet problem: I want to create several files based on an array of strings. The complication is that I want to create multiple directories with the files: ...
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Exchange 2010 Delegate vs Full Access Permissions

I'm wondering if anyone can help clarify how permissions work on rooms in Exchange. Specifically, we've got a room setup in Exchange, I have assigned users under the 'Resource Policy' tab as ...
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Cannot switch, ssh to specific user: su: cannot set user id: Resource temporarily unavailable?

/var/log/secure: su: pam_keyinit(su-l:session): Unable to change UID to 500 temporarily su: pam_keyinit(su-l:session): Unable to change UID to 500 temporarily su: pam_unix(su-l:session): session ...
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Check VPS resource consumption of a website

I've got a website (I'd say poorly optimized as it's my own code and I've never optimized a website before) and now that it's getting more visits the server load increases to up to 4-5 when there are ...
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LSF-Bad resource requirement syntax Error

I am trying to use the memory resource allocation command available in LSF. A normal format of the command is : bsub -R "rusage [mem=1000]" sleep 100s When I launch this command directly from ...
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CPU Resource pool with and without hyperthreading in vmware esx/esxi

VMWare ESX/ESXI running with AMD 12core @2.2GHz. Intel 6core @2.4GHz In resource pool, with amd cpu I should see 26.4GHz available. Now it's interesting what will be shown with Intel CPU? Am I gonna ...
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Is cpHulk known to exhaust system resources, to the point of oom-killer getting called?

This issue started happening a week after I got a server upgrade, from iWeb. The new IPs that were assigned to me, were on some massive hacker/botnet list; so, for the first while I was getting insane ...
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Accessing network resources via vpn connection failes

I already found some information on this problem here, but I still can't get it to work. Im trying to access some network resources on my server via vpn over the net. Im using a win7 home pc here and ...
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MySQL file limit. Error Out of resources

I was benchmarking my database the other day using mysqlslap, and I ran into a "Out of resources when opening file '/tmp/somefile' (Errcode: 24)" error. I with a few click on google, I found a ...
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How to safeguard a shell script against running out of control?

I've recently had an experience of writing a shell script which crashed a server (and damaged a partition) by consuming all resources. It was hooked up to a cron job, and it seems it took longer to ...
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Dovecot 2.x unix_listners

Could somebody be able to explain to me what the various unix_listners do in the Dovecot 2.x configuration (specifically 10-master.conf). Currently, for postfix to use to deliver mail, I have: ...
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Measure impact of new software on Windows Server

I'm an admin for a small business. I've been asked to give another company my opinion on whether or not our servers have enough available resources to handle the addition of their software. I've had ...
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Linux resource monitoring per user

I am looking for a daemon that logs, the amount of resource, utilized by every user. For every user, I would like to record the cpu-time and memory used over the lifetime of his/her processes. If ...
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Setting MaxWorkItems Has No Effect (Windows Server 2003)

We have an application that monitors remote directories for change notifications using ReadDirectoryChangesW() . According to Microsoft documentation, each outstanding change notification request ...
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Track resource usage on Ubuntu server while I'm sleeping?

I've got a pretty typical LAMP server running a web site but sometimes, during the night, resource usage skyrockets and the site becomes unresponsive. There are a lot of logged errors about being ...
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How do you size a server for PHP?

Can someone provide references / guidelines on how much server (memory/CPU) an installation of vanilla PHP would require for a given workload ? I've been looking at the Amazon EC2 instance sizes ...
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Where can I find detailed documentation for IIS server event id's with their description?

I have been googling for hours now and cant find a thing. I'm looking for more information on IIS Server event IDs. There are plenty of articles/blogposts/forum_articles (from MSDN) on some specific ...
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Exchange 2010 Resources auto-accept

In my Exchange 2010 set up I have all my conference rooms configured as resources and to auto accept non-conflicting requests. All the resources have been scheduling correctly until Monday. The only ...
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Managed switch - learning by messing around?

I have just got a really cheap managed switch from eBay. It's a D-Link DES-3550. It has a console port for managing it, but I was wondering if it's possible to access the management features via one ...
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Something eats all memory (I suspect memory leak on some app). How to detect what?

I have server which runs liquidsoap+icecast bundle and simple website (httpd+mysqld). Nothing special. Visitors around 2000+ per day, with around 50 being online simultaneously on average. Server has ...
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VPS etiquette, and how server resources are meant to be used

I'm renting a tiny Linode to mess around with, host my site and learn more about Linux. It's a VPS with 512MB of RAM and 16GB of storage. I've never owned a computer that wasn't sitting in front of ...
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top: What does cpu usage mean?

I have several processes right now running at 100%. Is it 100% of the alloted resources to the process? UPDATE Take a look at this for example: top - 06:01:13 up 5 days, 22:19, 2 users, load ...
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Offloading Magento admin panel

I'm hoping that there's a way to host the Magento admin panel on a different box than I host the rest of my Magento install on. I'm not so worried about URLs - I can reverse proxy /admin in my web ...
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Can access website but images, css stylesheets and javascript files do not download

i have this problem, not sure about the source of it, Basically the title describes the issue, I can access the webpage and see the html structure, but no resources are being donwloaded nor I have ...
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how can i instal video survillance [closed]

How can I install video surveillance at the office and keep it on the server. I'm new to this business. So what can explain in detail what's what. And are there any good resources on this topic?
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Linode (or any other VPS really): Choosing a hosting package for a Django webapp

I have a Django app that is regionally focused on NYC and am looking at hosting solutions. I see Linode has a Newark location; going with the assumption I could chose the location. There's a few ...
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How do cron scripts effect web server performance?

I was just interested how a cron script will effect users of a website? (If at all) I want to execute a script that takes about a minute to execute on a regular basis. Will a dip in performance be ...
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whats the best way to find out how much traffic you have?

Sorry I'm a newbie to this. I'm using a Linux server with Plesk. I just wanted to find out what is the best way to find out how much traffic there is to a website, when resources are running out, and ...
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Multiple Windows PCs respecting each other's accounts

I've run to this problem several times before and it is really bothering me. Is there a way to tell windows to respect another comupter accounts? I have let's say 2 computers and each has some user ...
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MS SQL Server: multiple databases on one or more VMs?

We are planning to deploy an eCommerce Solution using three distinct databases, all to be hosted in MS SQL Server 2008 R2. The whole stack will be hosted in a VMWare environment (two physical machines ...
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Resource usage of mapped drives versus network location shortcuts?

One group within our IT department wants to eliminate all drive mappings from our network and replace them with simple Network Location (UNC) shortcuts. The group claims the drive mappings consume ...
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How many server side resoures I’d need to build an e-commerce website of over 200 million per day? [closed]

How many server side resoures I’d need to build a website of over 200 million pageviews per day, each page has a size of around 400kb, could anybody help me to figure it out or estimate it? How many ...
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System monitoring tool via command line in Windows

Is there a command line tool for Windows XP to display system resources, like available memory usage, cpu, diskspace etc... Small and requires a non-install. Best Regards, Anders