After a full day with Authoxy, I'm left with only 13 daemons. So apparently there's nothing amiss, they eventually go away, as Bruce said.
--Steve On 9/19/04 5:58 PM, "bruce" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > Dear Heath and Steve, > Thanks Heath, I will try and test today. Monay is always busy but will try. > > Also wrt dying processes.. dying unix processes never disappear > quickly. They are not actively taken out of the mix unless resources > are not released. Usually removed at idle time or thereabouts. > Bottom line is on exit... forget. > You can see numbers of terminated processes on a high load system. > A terminated daemon will have absolutely no effect on the system beyond > occupying a process slot and there is an argument that cleaning all those > up while the system is busy will slow you down anyway!! > > This is a unix pov!!! > > Cheers, > Bruce > >>> I notice the number of daemons gets fairly large (right now it's 36, >>> with >>> nothing going on net-wise). Should they go back to zero? (5 minutes >>> after I >>> wrote that, it's still 36.) >> >> Yes, they should. Something is probably not right there. NTLM does rely >> on persistant connections, but they should still be closed eventually. >> As Bruce suggest, they most likely will not do any harm - Unix systems >> are quite good at handling lots of background processes. But I'd >> definately feel better if they died a fair bit more quickly than that. > >