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High cpu from nobody httpd problem

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by DWHS.net, Jun 14, 2005.

  1. DWHS.net

    DWHS.net Well-Known Member
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    Hello,

    In my "Todays CPU Usage" I have this:

    nobody 95.67 0.00 0.0
    Top Process %CPU 95.7 [httpd]

    It's causing high loads on the server.

    I have ran chroot and rk hunter all is clean.

    I checked tmp folders and clean.

    I don't have PHP suEXEC Support on this servr so I can't see what user is doing this.

    Apache error log is clean, access and seux log is clean.

    Hmmm any thoughts?

    Did a search for wget strings and nothing. :confused:
     
  2. DWHS.net

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    Also it shows as perl in top. :(
     
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    Hello,

    Did you check the exim main log?

    May be it is a mail script. Please disable the option to send mail as user "nobody".
    Let me know the status.
     
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    Thanks, :)

    I just killed the process and set up the monitor in case it happens again. The server only has about 50 people on it so it was most likly a mistake or fluke. These are the guys who can't run on PHP suEXEC :mad:

    Thanks again,

    -Chaze
     
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