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by Nick225
Tue Nov 12, 2019 12:04 am
Forum: phpBB Discussion
Topic: My CPU spiking up
Replies: 37
Views: 673

Re: My CPU spiking up

And the site is back to its normal load again.
Thank you guys... You support was simply generous. !!!!!
by Nick225
Mon Nov 11, 2019 11:23 pm
Forum: phpBB Discussion
Topic: My CPU spiking up
Replies: 37
Views: 673

Re: My CPU spiking up

Great.. I will update my Cpanel
by Nick225
Mon Nov 11, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: phpBB Discussion
Topic: My CPU spiking up
Replies: 37
Views: 673

Re: My CPU spiking up

Thank you guys for your input.
These bots are annoying.
by Nick225
Mon Nov 11, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: phpBB Discussion
Topic: My CPU spiking up
Replies: 37
Views: 673

Re: My CPU spiking up

I enter the IP 159.138* and I keep getting an error message that " No IP addresses or hostnames defined " I tried 159.138.* and still the same error. Doesn't go through. the only way to work is to enter the entire IP. But there are tons of them starting with that string, with agents looking like thi...
by Nick225
Mon Nov 11, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: phpBB Discussion
Topic: My CPU spiking up
Replies: 37
Views: 673

Re: My CPU spiking up

Setup a free *cloudflare account and get your host to whitelist only cloudflares IP addresses as listed here: https://www.cloudflare.com/ips/ Your server will only accept requests from cloudflares servers. Then use cloudflares firewall rules to block those naughty bots! *This will require a change ...
by Nick225
Mon Nov 11, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: phpBB Discussion
Topic: My CPU spiking up
Replies: 37
Views: 673

Re: My CPU spiking up

ok.. how do I get the agent? All those IP start with 159.138. Godaddy installed a firewall, but they had to remove it because no one could log in. We were all getting a firewall error. They wanted me to whitelist my IP. I told them that makes no sense because this is a forum and I can't whitelist ev...
by Nick225
Mon Nov 11, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: phpBB Discussion
Topic: My CPU spiking up
Replies: 37
Views: 673

Re: My CPU spiking up

I see a bunch of 159.138.* from Hong Kong. Lots of them.
That could be the attacker.
Let me see if banning them makes any difference.
by Nick225
Mon Nov 11, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: phpBB Discussion
Topic: My CPU spiking up
Replies: 37
Views: 673

Re: My CPU spiking up

currently no guest users. but let me check in Cpanel
by Nick225
Mon Nov 11, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: phpBB Discussion
Topic: My CPU spiking up
Replies: 37
Views: 673

Re: My CPU spiking up

ps aux --sort -rss USER PID %CPU %MEM VSZ RSS TTY STAT START TIME COMMAND 5250718 723138 4.3 1.0 287056 21892 ? Rs 13:45 0:00 lsphp:/tpffh28tg8az/public_html/board/viewtopic.php 5250718 723139 3.6 0.9 284816 19912 ? Rs 13:45 0:00 lsphp:/tpffh28tg8az/public_html/board/viewtopic.php 5250718 723125 4....
by Nick225
Mon Nov 11, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: phpBB Discussion
Topic: My CPU spiking up
Replies: 37
Views: 673

Re: My CPU spiking up

Yeah.. this is not about getting extra memory. It's about stopping whatever is hogging up this process. And I can't see any high cpu using process.
by Nick225
Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: phpBB Discussion
Topic: My CPU spiking up
Replies: 37
Views: 673

Re: My CPU spiking up

ps -ef |grep php 5250718 375787 1 0 Nov10 ? 00:00:28 lsphp 5250718 379045 1 0 Nov10 ? 00:03:07 lsphp 5250718 706502 379045 4 12:52 ? 00:00:00 lsphp:blic_html/board/pdgame/yec_atpwta_results.php 5250718 706524 379045 4 12:52 ? 00:00:00 lsphp:blic_html/board/pdgame/yec_atpwta_results.php 5250718 7065...
by Nick225
Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: phpBB Discussion
Topic: My CPU spiking up
Replies: 37
Views: 673

Re: My CPU spiking up

I ran the top command. And there is no process using more than 6% of CPU. But the memory is used up. top - 12:50:13 up 2 days, 22:04, 1 user, load average: 4.49, 3.99, 3.87 Tasks: 14 total, 6 running, 8 sleeping, 0 stopped, 0 zombie Cpu(s): 68.7%us, 30.7%sy, 0.3%ni, 0.0%id, 0.0%wa, 0.0%hi, 0.3%si, 0...
by Nick225
Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: phpBB Discussion
Topic: My CPU spiking up
Replies: 37
Views: 673

My CPU spiking up

Something is killing my site. My CPU is spiking up, using all the resource and bringing my site to a halt. I asked godaddy for help but they say it's the application. On CPANEL I can my memory being used up.. It goes down to 50% then shoots right up to 98% and back and forth when no one is on the si...
by Nick225
Tue Nov 05, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: phpBB Discussion
Topic: My forum's ads started to show up all over the place
Replies: 18
Views: 1047

Re: My forum's ads started to show up all over the place

Did you enable Auto Ads? It allows google to place Ads on your page, where google thinks it's appropriate.
You may want to disable that if your ads are all over the places.
by Nick225
Tue Nov 05, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: phpBB Discussion
Topic: Google indexing posts
Replies: 16
Views: 963

Re: Google indexing posts

You should also installed the sitemap extension. It helps google crawl your site.

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