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Processes

Server Management > Security > Processes

Allows you to see which processes are running on your server by replicating the output of 'ps auxwf', which includes basic time, uptime and load average data. Also allows you to kill processes.


  • PID: Process ID.
  • USER: User name of the process owner.
  • CPU: CPU utilization of the process in “XX.X” format. It is the CPU time used divided by the time the process has been running (cputime/realtime ratio), expressed as a percentage. (It will not add up to 100% unless you are lucky.)
  • MEM: Memory utilization. Ratio of the process's resident set size to the physical memory on the machine, expressed as a percentage.
  • VSZ: Virtual memory usage of entire process.
  • RSS: Resident set size, the non-swapped physical memory that a task has used (in kiloBytes).
  • TTY: Controlling tty (terminal).
  • STAT: Multi-character process state.
  • START: Starting time or date of the process. The year will be displayed only if the process was not started the same year that ps was invoked, or “mmdd” if it was not started the same day, or “HH:MM” otherwise.
  • TIME: Cumulative CPU time, [dd-]hh:mm:ss format.
  • COMMAND: Command with all its arguments as a string. May chop as desired. Modifications to the arguments are not shown. The output in this column may contain spaces.
  • KILL: Click the icon next to the process in question to kill it with “kill -9 PID”. BE CAREFUL NOT TO KILL IMPORTANT PROCESSES!
userguide/console/consoleprocs.txt · Last modified: 2014/07/22 14:15 by