httpd service keeps crashing & getting very weird notices

XxUnkn0wnxX

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hi, i am unsure but i have been receiving notice and warnings from my server. apache for some reason crashed but always recovers and it is starting to get very annoying..

Code:
Notification Type:	failed 
Notification:	httpd failed @ Mon Dec 15 08:08:19 2014. A restart was attempted automagically.
Service Check Method:	[socket connect]
Reason:	
Timeout while trying to connect to service: Died
Number of Restart Attempts:	3
Startup Log:	
Failed to fetch startup_log for “httpd” because of an error: 
Log Messages:	
[Mon Dec 15 07:59:01 2014] [notice] Apache/2.2.29 (Unix) mod_ssl/2.2.29 OpenSSL/1.0.1j DAV/2 mod_bwlimited/1.4 configured -- resuming normal operations
[Mon Dec 15 07:59:00 2014] [notice] ModSecurity for Apache/2.8.0 (http://www.modsecurity.org/) configured.
[Mon Dec 15 07:59:00 2014] [notice] suEXEC mechanism enabled (wrapper: /usr/local/apache/bin/suexec)
[Mon Dec 15 07:48:43 2014] [notice] Apache/2.2.29 (Unix) mod_ssl/2.2.29 OpenSSL/1.0.1j DAV/2 mod_bwlimited/1.4 configured -- resuming normal operations
[Mon Dec 15 07:48:42 2014] [notice] ModSecurity for Apache/2.8.0 (http://www.modsecurity.org/) configured.
[Mon Dec 15 07:48:42 2014] [notice] suEXEC mechanism enabled (wrapper: /usr/local/apache/bin/suexec)
Memory Information:	
Used: 3104MB
Available: 61353MB
Installed: 64457MB
Code:
Service:	httpd
Notification Type:	failed 
Notification:	httpd failed @ Mon Dec 15 09:03:57 2014. A restart was attempted automagically.
Service Check Method:	[socket connect]
Reason:	
Timeout while trying to connect to service: Died
Number of Restart Attempts:	2
Startup Log:	
Failed to fetch startup_log for “httpd” because of an error: 
Log Messages:	
[Mon Dec 15 08:54:30 2014] [notice] Apache/2.2.29 (Unix) mod_ssl/2.2.29 OpenSSL/1.0.1j DAV/2 mod_bwlimited/1.4 configured -- resuming normal operations
[Mon Dec 15 08:54:29 2014] [notice] ModSecurity for Apache/2.8.0 (http://www.modsecurity.org/) configured.
[Mon Dec 15 08:54:29 2014] [notice] suEXEC mechanism enabled (wrapper: /usr/local/apache/bin/suexec)
[Mon Dec 15 08:24:41 2014] [error] [client 182.118.60.61] File does not exist: /usr/local/apache/htdocs/501.shtml
Memory Information:	
Used: 3112MB
Available: 61344MB
Installed: 64457MB
Load Information:	131.58 144.76 124.97
Code:
Service:	httpd
Notification Type:	failed 
Notification:	httpd failed @ Mon Dec 15 05:15:40 2014. A restart was attempted automagically.
Service Check Method:	[socket connect]
Reason:	
Timeout while trying to connect to service: Died
Number of Restart Attempts:	1
Startup Log:	
Failed to fetch startup_log for “httpd” because of an error: 
Memory Information:	
Used: 3098MB
Available: 61359MB
Installed: 64457MB
Load Information:	146.31 140.36 87.49
i am unsure what the issue is..
 

cPanelMichael

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Hello :)

Do you notice any additional information in /usr/local/apache/logs/error_log before Apache restarts?

Thank you.
 

XxUnkn0wnxX

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well these is this:

Code:
[Tue Dec 16 05:09:35 2014] [error] Maximum new request methods 62 reached while registering method GET,POST.
[Tue Dec 16 05:09:35 2014] [error] Maximum new request methods 62 reached while registering method GET,POST.
[Tue Dec 16 05:09:35 2014] [error] Maximum new request methods 62 reached while registering method GET,POST.
[Tue Dec 16 05:09:36 2014] [error] Maximum new request methods 62 reached while registering method GET,POST.
[Tue Dec 16 05:09:36 2014] [error] Maximum new request methods 62 reached while registering method GET,POST.
[Tue Dec 16 05:09:39 2014] [error] Maximum new request methods 62 reached while registering method GET,POST.
[Tue Dec 16 05:09:39 2014] [error] Maximum new request methods 62 reached while registering method GET,POST.
[Tue Dec 16 05:09:40 2014] [notice] SIGUSR1 received.  Doing graceful restart
[Tue Dec 16 05:09:41 2014] [notice] mod_bw : Memory Allocated 0 bytes (each conf takes 48 bytes)
[Tue Dec 16 05:09:41 2014] [notice] mod_bw : Version 0.92 - Initialized [0 Confs]
[Tue Dec 16 05:09:41 2014] [notice] Apache/2.2.29 (Unix) mod_ssl/2.2.29 OpenSSL/1.0.1j DAV/2 mod_bwlimited/1.4 configured -- resuming normal operations
[Tue Dec 16 05:09:56 2014] [warn] long lost child came home! (pid 13783)
[Tue Dec 16 05:09:57 2014] [warn] long lost child came home! (pid 13760)
[Tue Dec 16 05:09:57 2014] [warn] long lost child came home! (pid 13814)
[Tue Dec 16 05:09:57 2014] [warn] long lost child came home! (pid 16237)
[Tue Dec 16 05:09:58 2014] [warn] long lost child came home! (pid 6459)
[Tue Dec 16 05:10:01 2014] [warn] long lost child came home! (pid 13761)
[Tue Dec 16 05:11:42 2014] [error] [client 66.249.65.39] File does not exist: /home/unkn0wn/public_html/forums/data/avatars/s/3/3823.jpg
[Tue Dec 16 05:32:09 2014] [warn] child process 29407 still did not exit, sending a SIGTERM
[Tue Dec 16 05:32:09 2014] [warn] child process 29418 still did not exit, sending a SIGTERM
[Tue Dec 16 05:32:09 2014] [warn] child process 29427 still did not exit, sending a SIGTERM
[Tue Dec 16 05:32:09 2014] [warn] child process 29457 still did not exit, sending a SIGTERM
[Tue Dec 16 05:32:09 2014] [warn] child process 29492 still did not exit, sending a SIGTERM
[Tue Dec 16 05:32:09 2014] [warn] child process 29537 still did not exit, sending a SIGTERM
[Tue Dec 16 05:32:11 2014] [warn] child process 29407 still did not exit, sending a SIGTERM
[Tue Dec 16 05:32:11 2014] [warn] child process 29418 still did not exit, sending a SIGTERM
[Tue Dec 16 05:32:11 2014] [warn] child process 29427 still did not exit, sending a SIGTERM
[Tue Dec 16 05:32:11 2014] [warn] child process 29457 still did not exit, sending a SIGTERM
[Tue Dec 16 05:32:11 2014] [warn] child process 29492 still did not exit, sending a SIGTERM
[Tue Dec 16 05:32:11 2014] [warn] child process 29537 still did not exit, sending a SIGTERM
[Tue Dec 16 05:32:13 2014] [warn] child process 29407 still did not exit, sending a SIGTERM
[Tue Dec 16 05:32:13 2014] [warn] child process 29418 still did not exit, sending a SIGTERM
[Tue Dec 16 05:32:13 2014] [warn] child process 29427 still did not exit, sending a SIGTERM
[Tue Dec 16 05:32:13 2014] [warn] child process 29457 still did not exit, sending a SIGTERM
[Tue Dec 16 05:32:13 2014] [warn] child process 29492 still did not exit, sending a SIGTERM
[Tue Dec 16 05:32:13 2014] [warn] child process 29537 still did not exit, sending a SIGTERM
[Tue Dec 16 05:32:15 2014] [notice] SIGHUP received.  Attempting to restart
[Tue Dec 16 05:32:16 2014] [notice] mod_bw : Memory Allocated 0 bytes (each conf takes 48 bytes)
[Tue Dec 16 05:32:16 2014] [notice] mod_bw : Version 0.92 - Initialized [0 Confs]
[Tue Dec 16 05:32:16 2014] [notice] Apache/2.2.29 (Unix) mod_ssl/2.2.29 OpenSSL/1.0.1j DAV/2 mod_bwlimited/1.4 configured -- resuming normal operations
[Tue Dec 16 05:39:38 2014] [warn] child process 1551 still did not exit, sending a SIGTERM
[Tue Dec 16 05:39:38 2014] [warn] child process 1552 still did not exit, sending a SIGTERM
[Tue Dec 16 05:39:38 2014] [warn] child process 1553 still did not exit, sending a SIGTERM
[Tue Dec 16 05:39:38 2014] [warn] child process 1556 still did not exit, sending a SIGTERM
[Tue Dec 16 05:39:38 2014] [warn] child process 1558 still did not exit, sending a SIGTERM
[Tue Dec 16 05:39:38 2014] [warn] child process 1819 still did not exit, sending a SIGTERM
[Tue Dec 16 05:39:40 2014] [warn] child process 1551 still did not exit, sending a SIGTERM
[Tue Dec 16 05:39:40 2014] [warn] child process 1552 still did not exit, sending a SIGTERM
[Tue Dec 16 05:39:40 2014] [warn] child process 1553 still did not exit, sending a SIGTERM
[Tue Dec 16 05:39:40 2014] [warn] child process 1556 still did not exit, sending a SIGTERM
[Tue Dec 16 05:39:40 2014] [warn] child process 1558 still did not exit, sending a SIGTERM
[Tue Dec 16 05:39:40 2014] [warn] child process 1819 still did not exit, sending a SIGTERM
[Tue Dec 16 05:39:42 2014] [warn] child process 1551 still did not exit, sending a SIGTERM
[Tue Dec 16 05:39:42 2014] [warn] child process 1552 still did not exit, sending a SIGTERM
[Tue Dec 16 05:39:42 2014] [warn] child process 1553 still did not exit, sending a SIGTERM
[Tue Dec 16 05:39:42 2014] [warn] child process 1556 still did not exit, sending a SIGTERM
[Tue Dec 16 05:39:42 2014] [warn] child process 1558 still did not exit, sending a SIGTERM
[Tue Dec 16 05:39:42 2014] [warn] child process 1819 still did not exit, sending a SIGTERM
[Tue Dec 16 05:39:44 2014] [notice] caught SIGTERM, shutting down
[Tue Dec 16 05:39:46 2014] [notice] suEXEC mechanism enabled (wrapper: /usr/local/apache/bin/suexec)
[Tue Dec 16 05:39:46 2014] [notice] ModSecurity for Apache/2.8.0 (http://www.modsecurity.org/) configured.
[Tue Dec 16 05:39:46 2014] [notice] ModSecurity: APR compiled version="1.5.1"; loaded version="1.5.1"
[Tue Dec 16 05:39:46 2014] [notice] ModSecurity: PCRE compiled version="8.36 "; loaded version="8.36 2014-09-26"
[Tue Dec 16 05:39:46 2014] [notice] ModSecurity: LUA compiled version="Lua 5.1"
[Tue Dec 16 05:39:46 2014] [notice] ModSecurity: LIBXML compiled version="2.9.2"
[Tue Dec 16 05:39:46 2014] [notice] Status engine is currently disabled, enable it by set SecStatusEngine to On.
[Tue Dec 16 05:39:47 2014] [notice] mod_bw : Memory Allocated 0 bytes (each conf takes 48 bytes)
[Tue Dec 16 05:39:47 2014] [notice] mod_bw : Version 0.92 - Initialized [0 Confs]
[Tue Dec 16 05:39:47 2014] [notice] Apache/2.2.29 (Unix) mod_ssl/2.2.29 OpenSSL/1.0.1j DAV/2 mod_bwlimited/1.4 configured -- resuming normal operations
[Tue Dec 16 05:39:49 2014] [error] server reached MaxClients setting, consider raising the MaxClients setting
 

cPanelMichael

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Hello :)

The following error message appears in the log output you provided:

server reached MaxClients setting, consider raising the MaxClients setting
You may find this post helpful:

Apache Failing

Thank you.