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From Reese <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Runaway Apache Process
Date Wed, 27 Jan 2010 02:40:18 GMT
On 26-Jan-10 21:05, Dan Bunyard wrote:
> I can't imagine that RAM is the problem, nor the CPU.  It's a dual core
> machine with 5GB of RAM that gets MAYBE a few hundred unique hits a month

How many non-unique hits?

We had a problem once, ended up losing a host over it. It turned out
to be a malicious or poorly-programmed bot that kept hammering
relentlessly - services from that host were sweet but they couldn't
be bothered and dumped our account rather than do some due diligence
and protect themselves.

What shows up in your logs?

> between ALL the web sites on it.  It did this once before I even had most of
> the web sites on it, it only had one or two on it the first time it happened
> and was getting maybe a dozen hits a month.
> --
> Dan

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