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too many /usr/local/apache/bin/httpd-DSSL ?

Discussion in 'EasyApache' started by jimjoe, Sep 12, 2003.

  1. jimjoe

    jimjoe Well-Known Member

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    For about the last month, when i look at cpu usage, i have started seeing a new process...
    /usr/local/apache/bin/httpd-DSSL
    At first it was only about 10 of them, but now there are always about 60 going on the server at once.

    What are these and are they bad?
     
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    They are web server processes. I've seen those processes get fairly high before. That just means your having a lot of traffic to the sites you host.

    Please see my recent post about OpenSSL issues here - http://forums.cpanel.net/showthread.php?s=&threadid=14668 And make sure you haven't been hacked. It's possiable for hackers to be running processes that look like web servers.
     
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    jimjoe Well-Known Member

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    thanks for the information matthew.

    When i go to your previously unedited url it didn't work. Thanks for fixing (below)

    thanks! Jim

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    Oops. I guess I should look more closely at what I paste. I edited my post to give the correct URL. Can you do the same? At least edit your last post and remove that URL?

    Thanks.

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    This is something you can adjust in httpd.conf, under MaxChildProcess

    regards,

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