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VPS Crashes Every 24 Hours - No Logs?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by James.Simpson, Feb 16, 2018.

  1. James.Simpson

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    Hi All,

    After a bit of help with this one, as I'm pretty stuck as to what is causing the fault. I have checked all the logs I can think of, and there is nothing in any of them to suggest what is causing the VPS to turn itself off.

    For example - messages log:
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    Feb 16 02:08:33 vps-8250c3 kernel: [63610.912936] Firewall: *UDP_IN Blocked* IN=eth0 OUT= MAC=ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:52:54:00:22:fd:13:08:00 SRC=185.151.29.33 DST=185.151.29.255 LEN=49 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=64 ID=36504 DF PROTO=UDP SPT=41229 DPT=32412 LEN=29
    Feb 16 02:08:33 vps-8250c3 kernel: [63610.913899] Firewall: *UDP_IN Blocked* IN=eth0 OUT= MAC=ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:52:54:00:22:fd:13:08:00 SRC=185.151.29.33 DST=185.151.29.255 LEN=49 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=64 ID=36505 DF PROTO=UDP SPT=42134 DPT=32414 LEN=29
    Feb 16 07:23:33 vps-8250c3 kernel: imklog 5.8.10, log source = /proc/kmsg started.
    Feb 16 07:23:33 vps-8250c3 rsyslogd: [origin software="rsyslogd" swVersion="5.8.10" x-pid="1464" x-info="http://www.rsyslog.com"] start
    Feb 16 07:23:33 vps-8250c3 kernel: Initializing cgroup subsys cpuset
    Feb 16 07:23:33 vps-8250c3 kernel: Initializing cgroup subsys cpu
    Feb 16 07:23:33 vps-8250c3 kernel: Linux version 2.6.32-696.20.1.el6.x86_64 (mockbuild@x86_64_01.bsys.centos.org) (gcc version 4.4.7 20120313 (Red Hat 4.4.7-18) (GCC) ) #1 SMP Fri Jan 26 17:51:45 UTC 2018
    As you can see, the server crashed/turned off around 2:08am till i manually went in and started the VPS again at 7:23am this morning.

    It has been doing it over the last week, and I've been puzzled as to the cause, and cannot find anything that may be causing it - not sure if there is a memory spike.

    The only thing i could possibly think is maybe the backups are causing it to crash? As there is a massive 3GB database in use on the server, but can't seem to find any log files for that?
     
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  2. James.Simpson

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    Doesnt look like there was anything running on a cron at the time of crash either

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    Feb 16 02:01:01 vps-8250c3 CROND[24855]: (root) CMD (run-parts /etc/cron.hourly)
    Feb 16 02:01:01 vps-8250c3 run-parts(/etc/cron.hourly)[24855]: starting 0anacron
    Feb 16 02:01:01 vps-8250c3 anacron[24866]: Anacron started on 2018-02-16
    Feb 16 02:01:01 vps-8250c3 anacron[24866]: Jobs will be executed sequentially
    Feb 16 02:01:01 vps-8250c3 anacron[24866]: Normal exit (0 jobs run)
    Feb 16 02:01:01 vps-8250c3 run-parts(/etc/cron.hourly)[24868]: finished 0anacron
    Feb 16 02:05:01 vps-8250c3 CROND[25212]: (root) CMD (/usr/local/cpanel/scripts/eximstats_spam_check 2>&1)
    Feb 16 02:05:01 vps-8250c3 CROND[25214]: (root) CMD (/usr/local/cpanel/scripts/dcpumon-wrapper >/dev/null 2>&1)
    Feb 16 07:23:38 vps-8250c3 crond[2459]: (CRON) STARTUP (1.4.4)
    Feb 16 07:23:38 vps-8250c3 crond[2459]: (CRON) INFO (RANDOM_DELAY will be scaled with factor 46% if used.)
    Feb 16 07:23:38 vps-8250c3 crond[2459]: (CRON) INFO (running with inotify support)
    Feb 16 07:23:38 vps-8250c3 CROND[2473]: (root) CMD (/usr/local/cpanel/bin/onboot_handler)
     
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  3. cPanelMichael

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    Hi James,

    Have you reached out to your VPS hosting provider to verify if the reboot is stemming from an issue with the VPS hardware node itself?

    Thank you.
     
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