PluggedP93

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I'm trying to have node processes run continuously. I am able to start them with pm2 through ssh from my local machine, but that automatically disconnects every morning at 00:00. How can I get pm2 to run these processes without ever shutting them down?
 

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Hi Lauren,

Thanks for the response! (And HB as well).

I'd honestly never heard of Passenger before, so I'll look into that! A colleague has also been recommending I use Docker instead, what would be your thoughts on that?

Thanks!
 

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Alright, good to know!

Looking into Passenger, I believe my initial problem may have been poorly explained. I believe that whether I use pm2, Passenger, or even Docker, the server seems to reset every night and kill every lingering process (therefore killing my website). Is there a way for me to stop the server from killing them or, if it does, make them automatically restart?
 

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Alright, good to know!

Looking into Passenger, I believe my initial problem may have been poorly explained. I believe that whether I use pm2, Passenger, or even Docker, the server seems to reset every night and kill every lingering process (therefore killing my website). Is there a way for me to stop the server from killing them or, if it does, make them automatically restart?
I believe the reason for the restart script I noted is because there isn't a way to keep it from killing the process.
 

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I believe the reason for the restart script I noted is because there isn't a way to keep it from killing the process.
Looking into things more, I came across this post: https://forums.cpanel.net/threads/make-nodejs-service-with-git-repos.633181/
Followed the instructions detailed in it and it worked. My pm2 is staying up. I started it yesterday afternoon and everything was still running this morning. The Daemon has been up for 17h, so there is a way to avoid the process kill.

This has however solved my problem. Thank you Lauren and your colleague HB for all the help!
 
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