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Old 10-29-2007, 02:42 AM   #1
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How to automate detection & killing of long running ssh2 processes?


I keep having long running ssh2 (more than 3 days) processes that uses a high percebtage of my CPU resources on my SUSE linux server.

Currently, I will log into the system, do a 'top', identify the process and perform a 'kill -9 nnnnn'.

Is there a way to automate the detection & killing of this processes?
Old 10-29-2007, 03:28 AM   #2
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Try starting with:
ps -C ssh2 -o pid=,stime=
This will list all process id's from command ssh2 and their start time

From there you should be able to decide if you want to kill the process or not.

My testing was searching for bash instead of ssh but the concept is the same.


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