0 Replies Latest reply on Nov 26, 2015 6:05 AM by techvicky

    centos-vsel-multiple scanner process running with high cpu usage

    techvicky

      Hello All,

       

      We have been getting several high CPU usage incidents on our server.

       

      During these incidents, we noticed that several scanner process were running sumultaneously.

       

      Below is an extract of the top command:

       

      %Cpu(s): 88.3 us,  8.0 sy,  0.0 ni,  0.0 id,  3.0 wa,  0.0 hi,  0.7 si,  0.0 st

       

        PID USER      PR  NI    VIRT    RES    SHR S %CPU %MEM     TIME+ COMMAND

       

      21899 nails     20   0  283088  92532   2024 S  7.6  1.6   0:04.43 /opt/NAI/LinuxShield/libexec/scanner -e /opt/NAI/LinuxShield/engine/lib/liblnxfv.so -D

      /opt/NAI/LinuxShield/engine/dat -L /opt/NAI/LinuxShield/engine/lib -p 27 -i 1 -I 0

       

       

      21902 nails     20   0  283088  92508   2124 S  7.3  1.6   0:03.93 /opt/NAI/LinuxShield/libexec/scanner -e /opt/NAI/LinuxShield/engine/lib/liblnxfv.so -D

      /opt/NAI/LinuxShield/engine/dat -L /opt/NAI/LinuxShield/engine/lib -p 27 -i 1 -I 0

       

       

      21546 nails     20   0  283088  92748   2180 S  7.0  1.6   0:06.69 /opt/NAI/LinuxShield/libexec/scanner -e /opt/NAI/LinuxShield/engine/lib/liblnxfv.so -D

      /opt/NAI/LinuxShield/engine/dat -L /opt/NAI/LinuxShield/engine/lib -p 27 -i 1 -I 0

       

       

      21905 nails     20   0  283088  92520   2016 S  6.6  1.6   0:03.16 /opt/NAI/LinuxShield/libexec/scanner -e /opt/NAI/LinuxShield/engine/lib/liblnxfv.so -D

      /opt/NAI/LinuxShield/engine/dat -L /opt/NAI/LinuxShield/engine/lib -p 27 -i 1 -I 0

       

      21914 nails     20   0  283088  92508   2108 S  6.3  1.6   0:02.48 /opt/NAI/LinuxShield/libexec/scanner -e /opt/NAI/LinuxShield/engine/lib/liblnxfv.so -D

      /opt/NAI/LinuxShield/engine/dat -L /opt/NAI/LinuxShield/engine/lib -p 27 -i 1 -I 0

       

      Can someone please help to troubleshoot this issue ?

       

      Thanks.

       

      Regards,

      Vicky