[CentOS] Any way to reduce CPU use of OpenSSH?

Brett Serkez bserkez at gmail.com
Thu Dec 11 16:17:13 UTC 2008


On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 10:14 AM, Steve Snyder <swsnyder at snydernet.net> wrote:
> On my CentOS v5.2 server (dual Pentium4) the OpenSSH daemon stands out
> as being the most CPU-intensive of the applications running, It's used
> 176 minutes of CPU time in the last 2 days alone.

Can you tell us more about how your system is used, especially in
regard to ssh?  Are there many logins?  Is X forwarding used?

Brett


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