Ideal Process Soft Limit, and Hard Limit

Discussion in 'General' started by werbyvillarino, Aug 20, 2013.

  1. werbyvillarino

    werbyvillarino New Member

    In External Application Resource what would be the ideal values for the following

    -Process Soft Limit
    -Process Hard Limit

    for a 8Gig RAM, 4core server, 2core lightspeed licences and vhost a total on 300.

    Also should values on Server -> Security -> External Application Resources be similar with Server -> External App -> lsphp5 ?
  2. NiteWave

    NiteWave Administrator

    > Server -> Security -> External Application Resources
    not exist

    for "ideal Process Soft Limit, and Hard Limit", default one is good for most cases.

    for example lsphp5, you can
    pstree -p|grep lsphp5 |wc
    to know how many lsphp5 are running on your server.
    you can set the limit big enough, say 1000,2000, i.e., almost no limit, see if your system load is too high.
  3. werbyvillarino

    werbyvillarino New Member

    these are the values I got with the server: 6 13 486

    What does that mean?
  4. NiteWave

    NiteWave Administrator

    that mean they are only 6 lsphp5 process running on the server.

    the process limit is to limit the number of running processes.

    you see, your server is quite idle, only 6 processes running, there is no difference you set set limit to 200 or 300.
  5. werbyvillarino

    werbyvillarino New Member

    just an educational question I getting 6 processes running in my other servers is this normal? or is there something that needs to be corrected to increase it?
  6. NiteWave

    NiteWave Administrator

    it's normal. more lsphp processes will be forked if your traffic increase. if only 6 lsphp process can handle your current traffic well, why not more ?
  7. werbyvillarino

    werbyvillarino New Member

    where do I set it to encrease it?
  8. NiteWave

    NiteWave Administrator

    it's increased automatically --- when your traffic increase, number of lsphp5 processes will increase automatically. when the traffic drop, the number decrease automatically.

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