Prevent cpanellogd and cpbackup running at the same time

Posted on January 28th, 2017

Cpanellogd and cpbackup consumes lots of CPU power of server so it is not advisable to run at the same time. You can prevent cpanellogd and cpbackup running at the same time.


1) Login to WHM.

2) Select the icon ‘Server Configuration’.



3) Click the option ‘Statistics Software Configuration’.



4) Click on ‘Configure Statistic Process Time Schedule’ button.



5) Select checkbox ‘prevent cpanellogd (log processing) and cpbackup (Backups) from running at same time’.



6) Click ‘Save’ button.


How to completely remove/disable cPanellogd

1) Create a file:

# touch /etc/cpanellogddisable

2) kill all cpanellogd process by finding the PIDs.

# ps aux | grep cpanellogd

# kill -9 PID

3) Move the following files to prevent cPanel from starting cpanellogd.

# mv /usr/local/cpanel/cpanellogd /usr/local/cpanel/cpanellogd.bak

# mv /usr/local/cpanel/libexec/cpanellogd /usr/local/cpanel/libexec/cpanellogd.bak


After doing these all, cpanellogd won’t be there on your server.


If you need any further assistance please contact our support department.



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