Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people, just like you, are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
Solved

Apache services

Posted on 2009-04-03
10
292 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
Hello,

We have a windows server 2003 x64 service pack 2 running apache 2.2 for a Drupal site. The site is constantly down and we have to restart the apache services to get the site up. Attached are the error messages that we are getting.

Admit-error.docx
0
Comment
Question by:guarumal
  • 6
  • 4
10 Comments
 
LVL 57

Expert Comment

by:giltjr
ID: 24069647
It looks like you are running PHP and that somebody is referencing a page that does not exist and that something (a PHP script) is having problems.
0
 

Author Comment

by:guarumal
ID: 24073634
giltir,

We are not running PHP. The only application running on this server is Drupal.
0
 
LVL 57

Expert Comment

by:giltjr
ID: 24073864
Drupal is written in PHP and so you are running PHP.  It is a PHP module that is getting the error.

I would any Drupal support forums to see if this is a known problem.
0
Comprehensive Backup Solutions for Microsoft

Acronis protects the complete Microsoft technology stack: Windows Server, Windows PC, laptop and Surface data; Microsoft business applications; Microsoft Hyper-V; Azure VMs; Microsoft Windows Server 2016; Microsoft Exchange 2016 and SQL Server 2016.

 
LVL 57

Expert Comment

by:giltjr
ID: 24073890
Opps, should have been:

I would check any Drupal support forums to see if this is a known problem.
0
 

Author Comment

by:guarumal
ID: 24115347
Hello
Can someone help me find out what is causing these error and warning. The error is causing the site to be unreachable. Thank you for your assistance.
error.docx
0
 
LVL 57

Expert Comment

by:giltjr
ID: 24116169
Can you see any specific errors in the Apache log about that time?  Again, one of the errors is that a page can't be found.  It is hard to tell if the php error came first or if the page can't be found error came first.

There are a few hits with that level of PHP getting that type of error.  So upgrading to a new level may help, the most recent version is 5.2.9-2.
0
 

Author Comment

by:guarumal
ID: 24116788
giltjr

These are all the errors and warning that we have on the event viewer when the server is up. Some of these errors do not make sense at all.  E.g. the system errors. The server is not connected to a printer. The error that I posted before is the error that we get when the server is down.

Thanks
Event-viewer-logs.docx
0
 
LVL 57

Accepted Solution

by:
giltjr earned 500 total points
ID: 24116946
The original error is saying that the program httpd.exe was executing php5ts.dll  and that dll had a problem.

However in your event viewer you are showing other errors, one of which that could be causing all of the other problems.

How much RAM do you have on this server?  
What is the size of the page file?  

It looks like you are running out of of virtual memory (RAM+page file size=virtual memory).  I would start by increasing the page file size, but make sure you have enough disk space to increase it.  If you don't have enough disk space, you will just have the same problem.
0
 

Author Comment

by:guarumal
ID: 24117470
The server has 4.0 GB RAM. The total paging file size for all drive 2046MB. Recommended 6142 MB. Hard drive 68.26 free 33.6 GB
0
 
LVL 57

Expert Comment

by:giltjr
ID: 24117598
I would monitor the commit charge and the next time the problem occurs definitely see what commit charge is.  

Are you seeing any other messages that may relate to the server running out of virtual memory?
0

Featured Post

Ransomware: The New Cyber Threat & How to Stop It

This infographic explains ransomware, type of malware that blocks access to your files or your systems and holds them hostage until a ransom is paid. It also examines the different types of ransomware and explains what you can do to thwart this sinister online threat.  

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Does it make sense migrate a website to MIcrosoft Azure 4 59
Web Reply Form - PHP with Upload 4 73
"Go Fund Me" type plugin 5 24
Forms that calculate points for wordpress 10 50
Foolproof security solutions has become one of the key necessities of every e-commerce or Internet banking website. If you too own an online shopping site then its vital for you to equip your web portal with customer security features that can allow…
Introduction This article is intended for those who are new to PHP error handling (https://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/11769/And-by-the-way-I-am-New-to-PHP.html).  It addresses one of the most common problems that plague beginning PHP develop…
Wufoo.com provides powerful tools for surveying targeted groups, and utilizing data from completed surveys to find trends, discover areas of demand or customer expectation, and make business decisions on products or services.
Learn how to set-up custom confirmation messages to users who complete your Wufoo form. Include inputs from fields in your form, webpage redirects, and more with Wufoo’s confirmation options.

808 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question