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Old 06-12-2004, 09:46 PM
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httpd failed


I noticed my kayako help desk was down and when I tried to restart apache I get the below error. Does anyone know what the below error means and how to rectify the problem?

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root@ns1 [/var/log]# /etc/init.d/httpd start
/etc/init.d/httpd: line 192: 1074 File size limit exceeded(core dumped) $HTTPD -DSSL
/etc/init.d/httpd start: httpd could not be started



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Old 06-12-2004, 10:31 PM
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just a shot in the dark.. but run

ulimit -a

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Old 06-12-2004, 10:33 PM
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core file size (blocks, -c) 1000000
data seg size (kbytes, -d) unlimited
file size (blocks, -f) unlimited
max locked memory (kbytes, -l) 4
max memory size (kbytes, -m) unlimited
open files (-n) 4096
pipe size (512 bytes, -p) 8
stack size (kbytes, -s) 8192
cpu time (seconds, -t) unlimited
max user processes (-u) 14335
virtual memory (kbytes, -v) unlimited

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Old 06-12-2004, 10:33 PM
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looks like one of your log files is over 2gb.

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Old 06-12-2004, 10:35 PM
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i had a problem with httpd not starting and stuff last week, if this is your dedicated server try rebooting it

(cause the funny thing was I had 16 hours of downtime until rebooted )

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Old 06-12-2004, 10:37 PM
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Tried rebooting but didnt do anything. Cant get to any secure pages on the site. Dont know how to search for log files over 2gb's and dont know how to prevent it next time. This server only has 3 lightly used websites and site studio on it. Maybe something to do with site studio, I dont know. Thank you

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Old 06-12-2004, 10:39 PM
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tail -f the error_log might say more.

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Old 06-12-2004, 10:46 PM
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I did the below command and it just hangs:

root@ns1 [~]# tail -f /var/log/httpd/ssl_error_log

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Old 06-12-2004, 10:58 PM
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ls -lsh /var/log/httpd/*

also do the same for other apache logs

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Old 06-12-2004, 11:06 PM
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root@ns1 [~]# ls -lsh /var/log/httpd/*
0 -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 Mar 7 04:02 /var/log/httpd/access_log
8.0K -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 6.0K Mar 2 01:34 /var/log/httpd/access_log.1
0 -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 Mar 7 04:02 /var/log/httpd/error_log
8.0K -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 7.6K Mar 2 01:40 /var/log/httpd/error_log.1
0 -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 Feb 11 15:30 /var/log/httpd/ssl_access_log
0 -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 Mar 7 04:02 /var/log/httpd/ssl_error_log
4.0K -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1008 Feb 28 18:28 /var/log/httpd/ssl_error_log.1
0 -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 Feb 11 15:30 /var/log/httpd/ssl_request_log

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Old 06-13-2004, 12:18 AM
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root@ns1 [/var/log/httpd]# cd /usr/local/apache/logs
root@ns1 [/usr/local/apache/logs]# ls -l
total 52132
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 Jun 12 20:42 ./
drwxr-xr-x 13 root root 4096 Mar 2 01:39 ../
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 20148234 Jun 12 23:12 access_log
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 32880799 Jun 12 23:08 error_log
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 5 Jun 12 21:15 httpd.pid
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 158458 Jun 12 21:15 ssl_engine_log
-rw------- 1 nobody root 0 Apr 16 23:20 ssl_mutex.16178
-rw------- 1 nobody root 0 Jun 7 00:30 ssl_mutex.1845
-rw------- 1 nobody root 0 Jun 6 21:52 ssl_mutex.22879
-rw------- 1 nobody root 0 May 1 18:22 ssl_mutex.2362
-rw------- 1 nobody root 0 Jun 8 00:29 ssl_mutex.24368
-rw------- 1 nobody root 0 Mar 24 09:35 ssl_mutex.30276
-rw------- 1 nobody root 0 Mar 21 14:36 ssl_mutex.31230
-rw------- 1 nobody root 0 Mar 18 12:17 ssl_mutex.4612
-rw------- 1 nobody root 0 Apr 4 17:08 ssl_mutex.5988
-rw-r--r-- 1 root nobody 99697 Jun 12 19:27 suexec_log
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 6 Jun 12 03:19 suexec_log.offset

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Old 06-13-2004, 12:19 AM
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tail -f /usr/local/apache/logs/error_log

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Old 06-13-2004, 12:21 AM
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that does not show any errors when trying to access an https page, thank you

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Old 06-13-2004, 12:28 AM
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hrmm i thought your apache was down?

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Old 06-13-2004, 12:28 AM
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no, just my secure pages (https, ssl) thank you

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