Excessive processes running under user

Katipo

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Code:
Time:          Wed Jun 15 15:43:58 2016 +0200
Account:       user
Process Count: 14 (Not killed)

Process Information:

User:user PID:32284 PPID:30166 Run Time:0(secs) Memory:163760(kb) exe:/usr/bin/php cmd:/usr/bin/php /home/user/public_html/forums/search.php
User:user PID:32286 PPID:31253 Run Time:0(secs) Memory:163776(kb) exe:/usr/bin/php cmd:/usr/bin/php /home/user/public_html/forums/search.php
User:user PID:32290 PPID:31865 Run Time:0(secs) Memory:163504(kb) exe:/usr/bin/php cmd:/usr/bin/php /home/user/public_html/forums/search.php
User:user PID:32293 PPID:27195 Run Time:0(secs) Memory:159376(kb) exe:/usr/bin/php cmd:/usr/bin/php /home/user/public_html/forums/search.php
User:user PID:32294 PPID:31302 Run Time:0(secs) Memory:159336(kb) exe:/usr/bin/php cmd:/usr/bin/php /home/user/public_html/forums/search.php
User:user PID:32295 PPID:31643 Run Time:0(secs) Memory:159336(kb) exe:/usr/bin/php cmd:/usr/bin/php /home/user/public_html/forums/search.php
User:user PID:32296 PPID:28389 Run Time:0(secs) Memory:159596(kb) exe:/usr/bin/php cmd:/usr/bin/php /home/user/public_html/forums/search.php
User:user PID:32298 PPID:27161 Run Time:0(secs) Memory:159336(kb) exe:/usr/bin/php cmd:/usr/bin/php /home/user/public_html/forums/search.php
User:user PID:32299 PPID:31896 Run Time:0(secs) Memory:159316(kb) exe:/usr/bin/php cmd:/usr/bin/php /home/user/public_html/forums/vbshout.php
User:user PID:32300 PPID:30223 Run Time:0(secs) Memory:159336(kb) exe:/usr/bin/php cmd:/usr/bin/php /home/user/public_html/forums/search.php
User:user PID:32303 PPID:30981 Run Time:0(secs) Memory:159336(kb) exe:/usr/bin/php cmd:/usr/bin/php /home/user/public_html/forums/search.php
User:user PID:32308 PPID:30613 Run Time:0(secs) Memory:159076(kb) exe:/usr/bin/php cmd:/usr/bin/php /home/user/public_html/forums/search.php
User:user PID:32309 PPID:26033 Run Time:0(secs) Memory:159076(kb) exe:/usr/bin/php cmd:/usr/bin/php /home/user/public_html/forums/search.php
User:user PID:32311 PPID:31864 Run Time:0(secs) Memory:158816(kb) exe:/usr/bin/php cmd:/usr/bin/php /home/user/public_html/forums/search.php
 

cPanelMichael

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Hello,

The output you provided is from CSF/LFD, and suggests excessive CPU usage from the search feature on the PHP application for that account. You may need to review that PHP application to see why it's using excessive amounts of resources. You may also find this thread helpful:

Troubleshooting high server loads on Linux servers

Thank you.