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3630Re: [webalizer] webazolver, could it cause the system overload?

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  • Enric Naval
    Jun 12, 2007
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      Well, I think that webazolver uses BIND quite a lot. If BIND has memory
      leaks, then webazolver will hit all of them several times each.

      --- richmondsearain <huizhang66@...> wrote:

      > I am using freebsd. I set up the cron works to call webazolver and
      > webalizer on over dozen sites on my server every early morning.
      > Recently, I have two incidents that my server were running out of the
      > resources/memory, only some dns services, http services, database
      > connections working, some dns services, http services, or database
      > connections were shut off. Eventually, the server would run out of
      > the air in a few hours and totally shut down.
      > These two incdients happend around the time I set up the cron to run
      > webazolver and webalizer. Usually, the webazolver will take a long
      > time, 3 mintues to 10 minutes to finish on the dozen sites. I wonder
      > could the webazolver overload the BIND and finally overload the whole
      > system?
      > I had run into BIND memory leak problems before but we install the
      > most current BIND and it seemd that the BIND memory leak was fixed.
      > I also don't know if the webazolver has anything to do with the
      > previous BIND memory leak.
      > Plus, the webazolver created the cache file over 2 MB. Usually it
      > will only have no more than a few hundreds addresses a day to deal
      > with. Is the size of cache file rihgt?
      > Thanks!

      Enric Naval
      Estudiante de Informática de Gestión en la Udl (Lleida)
      GRIHO webalizer.conf

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