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Linux script monitors cause high CPU usage in SAM 6.3

Updated July 24, 2017

Overview

The CPU load increases for Job Engine 2 workers when executing Linux scripts in SAM 6.3.

Environment

  • SAM 6.3
  • Linux script component monitors 

Cause 

A problematic key exchange order is used in the SSH connection.

Resolution

Note: This issue has been resolved in SAM 6.4 where the following fix is no longer applicable.

  1. Go to C:\Program Files (x86)\SolarWinds\Orion\APM directory.
  2. Edit the SolarWinds.APM.Probes.dll.config file.
  3. Change the following line:
    <LinuxScriptSettings PromptWait="2" ColumnCount="200" TemporaryScriptFileNamePrefix="APM_" KeyExchangeList="diffie-hellman-group-exchange-sha256,diffie-hellman-group-exchange-sha1,diffie-hellman-group1-sha1,diffie-hellman-group14-sha1" />

    to

    <LinuxScriptSettings PromptWait="2" ColumnCount="200" TemporaryScriptFileNamePrefix="APM_" KeyExchangeList="diffie-hellman-group-exchange-sha1,diffie-hellman-group1-sha1,diffie-hellman-group14-sha1,diffie-hellman-group-exchange-sha256" />
 

 

Last modified
19:18, 23 Jul 2017

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