Please whitelist cPanel in your adblocker so that you’re able to see our version release promotions, thanks!

The Community Forums

Interact with an entire community of cPanel & WHM users!

Load Average Real High Httpd not terminating?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by pjman, Mar 24, 2005.

  1. pjman

    pjman Well-Known Member

    Mar 22, 2003
    Likes Received:
    Trophy Points:
    New York
    I'm Running RH 7.3
    WHM 10
    Cpanel 10-R149

    Over the last three days I have seen my load average double on average. No increased activity on anything? Ram and Swap are perfect. When I ps -aux the server I see very few processes beyond the usual, but it looks like a lot of the httpd are sticking around.

    Any idea what's going on? A Cpanel bug?

    A 1000 Thanks for any input.
  2. chirpy

    chirpy Well-Known Member Verifed Vendor

    Jun 15, 2002
    Likes Received:
    Trophy Points:
    Go on, have a guess
    If you're seeing detached httpd processes (i.e. some that aren't part of the main httpd thread) from:

    ps axf

    then you most likely have some PHP script exploits running. Another way to tell is to do:

    netstat -lpn

    And look for httpd processes that are attached to ports other than 80 or 443.
    Stop hovering to collapse... Click to collapse... Hover to expand... Click to expand...

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice