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How to deal with uninterruptible processes due to CIFS mounted filesystem

I am observing very high IOWAIT time on the CPUs of my server: top - 14:24:20 up 846 days, 14:14, 2 users, load average: 14.42, 14.33, 14.57 Tasks: 345 total, 1 running, 341 sleeping, 3 stopped, ...
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Does ps able to show only parent processes?

I'm parsing output of ps and I don't need all child processes of parent process /usr/bin/postgres -D /var/lib/pgsql/data -p 1488 \_ postgres: logger process \_ postgres: checkpointer process \_ ...
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How to catch process being blocked by outbound iptables fw? [duplicate]

NOTE: Thanks for suggesting answers. I'd dispute this is actually a duplicate, but hey. The main issue (as stated below) which the suggested answers don't seem to address is that outbound iptables ...
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Double instance of TighVNC server for 2 different processes on 2 different ports

In windows, I would like to launch 2 different processes, and once I have the two process IDs (i.e. PID1 and PID2), I would like to share them via VNC (I know for example that TighVNC allows to share ...
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Is it possible to spawn one process per connection in Apache with mpm_winnt?

I would like to fine tune the settings of mpm_winnt Apache module: for each connection, it should spawn one new Apache (httpd) process. AFAIK this is similar to what mpm_prefork does (which is Linux ...
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Two processes have different behavior while running with the same command and same binary file

There's an app in Ubuntu server, which runs a FFMPEG instance. That instance keeps working fine. But when I run the same command with the same binary executable in terminal, it exits after 3 or 4 ...
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Bind Authoritive cluster upgrade order

We are running BIND 9.16.6 Red Hat v7.7. I am looking for some tips on the order of the upgrade and what command to run in order to shut down each node gracefully. We have a separate hidden master and ...
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Multiple instances of app in htop

Why does htop show two instances of my GUI app TradeClient? while I started only one instance? System: Ubuntu 22.04 VPS with X11 (I connect with VNC) What is its CPU usage? EDIT1 htop -t EDIT2 ...
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How to debug systemd shutdown failing to gracefully shutdown?

I have a host that runs qemu vms. But that is irrelevant for the systemd question context. It could be any other process which terminates perfectly fine with a sigterm/sighup. Every restart will leave ...
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How to assign Windows process to specific network adapter

I would like to start specific applications for example MQTT broker, Node-red etc. in multiple instances and I would like to assign, that each one can communicate just on the specific network adapter ...
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In Appian, I have created a process model. In that approve, reject, and screening action is involved

In Appian, I have created a process model. In that approve, reject, and screening action is involved. I am taking decisions for each action. If the decision is true for any of the actions I am ...
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Understanding ulimits / process limits, or maybe something else. New processes stop opening (fork errors)

I'm a little bit lost and need some help understand what exactly is happening with my server. So this is a Proxmox (Debian) server with several LXC containers running in it, and from time to time ...
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Does a defunct process still allocate resources in the system?

I have a production machine (Ubuntu 18.04) that runs processes in GPU using Nvidia. A certain process has allocated memory and is now defunct, leaving the GPUs basically unusable. ps -o ppid= -p ...
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Process with very high RAM usage takes very long to stop using force stop in Task Manager

We have a Windows Server 2016 with around physical 700GB RAM. A colleague of mine ran a machine learning script in Matlab, that loaded 25GB of data in RAM and during the training the RAM usage ...
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Linux: How to check total number of bytes written to memory by a process

Note: I know about the commands like top but I am interested in knowing the number of bytes written to memory and also rewrites (number of times storing to the memory happened)
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PS Stop-Process fails to stop a subprocess launched from cmd.exe

Preface: I've boiled down a problem I'm having to this simple reproduction, which admittedly looks pretty strange out of context. From powershell (PS), if I use Start-Process to start notepad and ...
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Do clouds charge upon the storage usage or processing power or both? [closed]

I am interested to know if I want to deploy my Kubernetes cluster on a cloud service like AWS, do they charge upon the storage my application uses or the processing power it uses or both? Is there any ...
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A linux machine with lots of processes in uninterruptible sleep state

I have a linux machine that has lots of processes in uninterruptible sleep state. I'd like to know why this happens. Here's part of the information of running top -o S command: top - 14:44:51 up 298 ...
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A process just won't die

For context: I have been playing with stable diffusion on my home server lately, but because my GPU is pretty old, the process often crashes and hangs when I try to go too far. Usually, I'd just kill ...
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How to make timeout(1) behave in cron like it behaves in interactive shell

Running this command in an interactive bash: $ timeout 1 sleep 2; echo $? 124 returns 124 after 1 second, as expected and as documented in timeout(1). However, if I run the same as a cron job, or if ...
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Can't restart podman container

I have installed a mtproto-proxy container: # podman container list CONTAINER ID IMAGE COMMAND CREATED STATUS PORTS ...
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Odd process appearing about every 18-20 minutes that runs 'apt-get --just-print dist-upgrade'

Got this process running on a 4 core Virtual Machine server running Debian 11 that pops up about every 20 minutes: /usr/bin/apt-get --just-print dist-upgrade ...and I'd like to stop it as this VM ...
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Postgres process spawns taking up CPU resources

Do you know why PostgreSQL would spin up a single process using a random command/name and then eat up CPU and memory? Killing the process does not effect the Django application which is utilizing ...
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Can't remove /var/lib/docker due to "Device or resource busy"

I've tried to uninstall docker and failed because I am not able to remove this dir /var/lib/docker and it gives me this error: (base) [xxx@xxx ~]$ sudo rm -rf /var/lib/docker/ rm: cannot remove ‘/var/...
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how to stop that ip requests and how to find that files who start the progress

i have that problem, that if i take a view over iftop -i eth0 -o 10s -p -P command i get a ton of list information 192.168.8.119:ssh => 192.168.8.98:62424 5.12Kb 5....
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supervisord refuses to start when provided program config

I'm setting up supervisord to run a few scripts perpetually. If I start supervisord without any program (*.conf file in /etc/supervisor/conf.d), it runs perfectly fine root@networking:~# systemctl ...
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How to restart a web application via SystemD if not responding?

When using Supervisor there are a couple of plugins available that are able to restart an application if it's using to much memory (-> memory leak at e.g. some Java-tools) or if the application is ...
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Linux server nrpe nagios check_procs process state monitoring - need info, when process is restarted

I need to be informed by nagios when a process on a remote server is restarted. The only thing I do not know how to do is to check its process state, and what way to do it? I got in remote server this ...
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How to restart deluged daemon on macos?

I am running an old macbook pro as a server and have deluged running on it. How can I restart the daemon without having to restart my server each time?
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How to calculate CPU utilization for an application in a multicore system

On 8-core server, 0-3 are configured as isolcpus and remaining cores (4-7) are available for system and user processes to run. My application has multiple processes which will run on any one of the ...
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Dante server high CPU% load and negotiation process

I am a noobie trying to figure out a way to host proxies for my family and friends (around 20 people maybe) for Telegram. I am using a DigitalOcean droplet with 2vCPU and the rest are base ...
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Debian: Find unknown process pinging ip on old subnet after subnet change [duplicate]

I changed my network subnet from 192.168.1.0 to 10.10.10.0, but some rogue process is trying to hit port 9100 on 192.168.1.145 I have tried sudo lsof -n | grep TCP | grep 9100 with no luck. I have ...
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How can I find out which program is executed through a PID which is ended

I found there is a program that killed my Apache regularly, according to the log information, I understand there is a program using "/etc/init.d/apache2 stop" to stop apache, since this ...
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In Linux/bash how can I prevent asynchronous commands?

I have a makefile that calls external build scripts. Some of these scripts (which I can't change) make use of commands that are forked / backgrounded (or asynchronous as the bash manual names them) ...
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How to find out what service is listening on a specific port of a Ubuntu server without proccess id?

I have decided to post this question even though there are a lot of similar questions, but none of them answered mine. I periodically check the ports my server listens to. My ubuntu OS by the output ...
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Oracle too much processes [closed]

My oracle server has a huge queue and slowly executes user requests. I have increased ram and cpu but still same problem. I dont know anything to oracle, can you please give me commands to check if my ...
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Identifying user activity/processes from log message on remote machine - 10.0.0.2 - user A, using service account B trying to connect to 10.0.0.3

I just inherited an older Linux server. I am getting asked to identify and stop a process initiated by a user. How can I go about identifying what process a user is executing that matches the logs ...
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Laravel/PHP process on debian 10 only ever using one of two CPU threads

I am running a Debian 10 Buster server on a google VM with PHP 7.3 Apache2 and MySQL 8. On the server, I am running Laravel 8 as an API for two clients. I recently upgraded the VM to an n2-standard-2 (...
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How do I find the PID file for a process given the PID number?

I'm trying to use Monit to monitor and send email alerts about a process when it stops running, but I need the location of the PID file for that process. I can find the PID number using the htop or ps ...
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Why atop shows high CPU but sum of individual processes %CPU far smaller?

How can the sum of processes' CPU-% usage be lower than the total CPU load, according to atop and top, please? I have a CPU reaching very high load (87%, for several hours) even though the sum of the ...
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Process terminates after SSH logout on windows server

I have a Windows server 2016 machine that needs to run an file that uses the cli, remotely using SSH. It is known that logging out of an SSH connection terminates processes that were started by the ...
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Keeping processes alive when closing SSH connection on MobaXTerm

I'm facing somme issue when trying to keep process alive when shutting down session in MobaXTerm. I have a java process which should run on a linux server. I am using two commands, nohup and screen. ...
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What does the option passed at the end of the Systemd command mean?

I have this command: systemctl restart rh-php71-php-fpm -l I would like to know what the -l which is passed at the end of the command corresponds to?
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How to list the capabilities associated with a process in *nix systems?

From - man capabilities UNIX implementations distinguish two categories of processes: privileged processes (whose effective user ID is 0, referred to as superuser or root), and unprivileged processes ...
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Why does "ipcs -m" only show one process?

I want to find out how the shared memory is used between the different processes running on a server and got the impression that the "ipcs -m" command can be used for this purpose. So when I ...
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How can I find the location of the source code for an app running on an Ubuntu image?

Let's say I've logged into an image that was spun up by an automated process and it's serving up a website (in my case it's a Rails site). I'm rooted, but don't know where to find the source code. ...
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Zabbix low-level discovery - CPU usage per process - two items with identical keys

I'm trying to use Zabbix for monitoring CPU usage by different processes on Windows Server. Processes to monitor are not determined upfront. I want to use LLD to monitor top 3 CPU demanding processes. ...
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Is it possible to umount a drive from where a program is running?

I want to run some confidential program on a cloud server. In order to protect it from being copied, I can encrypt it into a drive and mount the decrypted drive to run it. However I want to umount the ...
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Suspicious ksoftirqd_1 process using high cpu [duplicate]

I run this webserver that serves data to a couple of apps. In the last couple of days I have noticed that some requests take some more time than usual, so I did a top to find out what's running and ...
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Zabbix - UserParameter Powershell script item is 'not supported' - CPU per process monitoring

I'm new to zabbix and I'm trying to create custom User Parameter to Monitor CPU utility per process(Windows Machine). I have a powershell script and a user parameter, I also added a new item under ...
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