What Watchdog warnings can be safely ignored on a Plesk server




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    Marco Marsala (Edited )

    Forgot to mention that MagicSpam too will throw the following warning message. You should whitelist your processes by default.

    [01:01:55] Info: Starting test name 'ipc_shared_mem'
    [01:01:55]   Checking for suspicious shared memory segments  [ Warning ]
    [01:01:55] Warning: The following suspicious shared memory segments have been found:
    [01:01:55]          Process:     PID: 4023    Owner: magicspam
    [01:01:55]          Process: /usr/sbin/apache2    PID: 10275    Owner: root

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    Artyom Baranov

    @Marco Marsala

    Thank you for noticing, Marco! I have updated the article.

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    Christian Heutger

    Why doesn't plesk then whitelist this warnings by default?

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    Ivan Postnikov

    @Christian Heutger

    These warnings are not whitelisted by default as they may be useful for troubleshooting.

    Feel free to create functionality suggestions at Plesk User Voice.

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    Aniello Martuscelli

    I got this warning

    [01:15:10]   /opt/psa/etc/modules/watchdog/rkhunter.conf     [ Warning ]
    [01:15:10] Warning: Package manager verification has failed:
    [01:15:10]          File: /opt/psa/etc/modules/watchdog/rkhunter.conf
    [01:15:10]          The file hash value has changed

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    Ivan Postnikov

    @Aniello, this warning appears in the log, when Watchdog configuration has been changed via Plesk. It may be safely ignored.

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