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Old 12-01-2004, 05:32 AM   #1
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sh command running as nobody


When i issued a top command, on the top ot the list,
there is a user called nobody running sh command, which is taking up half of the CPU resource, but the nobody user does not exist on my machine.

please advice how to find out what he is doing on my machine, and how to stop him?
Old 12-01-2004, 06:03 AM   #2
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the user nobody is usually used for system processes like apache
Is there a file or process being run/access by sh?
Check all the daemons you are running


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