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Oracle Linux 6 - Why Many "sshd: oracle@notty" Process ? (Doc ID 2663330.1)

Last updated on MAY 13, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Why ps command showing many notty ssh connections?

5 S oracle   316304 316284  0   6  19   0    -  4216 37763 poll_schedule_tim 12:00 ?        00:00:00 sshd: oracle@notty
5 S oracle   316306 316283  0   0  19   0    -  4248 37763 poll_schedule_tim 12:00 ?        00:00:00 sshd: oracle@notty
5 S oracle   316307 316282  0   1  19   0    -  4304 37763 poll_schedule_tim 12:00 ?        00:00:00 sshd: oracle@notty
5 S oracle   316308 316285  0  12  19   0    -  4168 37763 poll_schedule_tim 12:00 ?        00:00:00 sshd: oracle@notty

last command showing many such logins at same time.

oracle ssh localhost.locald Thu Mar 5 19:00 - 19:05 (00:05)

oracle ssh localhost.locald Thu Mar 5 19:00 - 19:00 (00:00)
oracle ssh localhost.locald Thu Mar 5 19:00 - 19:00 (00:00)
oracle ssh localhost.locald Thu Mar 5 19:00 - 19:00 (00:00)
oracle ssh localhost.locald Thu Mar 5 19:00 - 19:00 (00:00)
oracle ssh localhost.locald Thu Mar 5 19:00 - 19:00 (00:00)
oracle ssh localhost.locald Thu Mar 5 19:00 - 19:00 (00:00)
oracle ssh localhost.locald Thu Mar 5 19:00 - 19:00 (00:00)
oracle ssh localhost.locald Thu Mar 5 19:00 - 19:00 (00:00)
oracle ssh localhost.locald Thu Mar 5 19:00 - 19:00 (00:00
 

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