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Written by Jacob Nicholson

Resolving server usage problems

When your server is running slow or crashing this can be a very frustrating experience and we'd like to help. There are multiple factors that can lead to your server's usage being higher than it should be.

In this section we'll cover diagnostic and troubleshooting tactics that you can use to extract information from your server's running processes and logs to help better understand what is causing your server usage problems.

Best practices for info gathering

These articles will guide you on ensuring that website access logging is enabled to actually catch things, and also how to setup scripts that alert you via email when there are problems.



Server tools to help with usage

Articles found here will help explain the built in server tools that you can use to help monitor and limit your server usage.



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