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Too many Tailwatchd processes and it's loading up my server

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by njie, Apr 13, 2011.

  1. njie

    njie Registered

    Apr 18, 2007
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    Hi Everyone,
    I just noticed my mail server cpanel on centos is loaded up with Tailwatch daemon. It made my server to process mail. I disabled it in the WHM cpanel services. Is this a good idea and or what made it to start producing
    these many processes.
    Any ideas!!
  2. cPanelJared

    cPanelJared Technical Analyst

    Feb 25, 2010
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    tailwatchd is a service that incorporates four drivers: Antirelayd, ChkServd, Eximstats and cPBandwd. These drivers are enabled and disabled in the WebHost Manager in Main >> Service Configuration >> Service Manager. You can disable all four drivers, and then enable each, only one at a time, and see if the problem happens again. This would tell you which specific driver is causing the issue you are seeing.

    What you are describing is quite uncommon, so I recommend that you submit a ticket to allow us to log into your server and investigate exactly what is happening.
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