Hi,

Why is that the ps command lists two apache processes with user root. In fact there should be just one process with root ownership which is used to listen for new connections. The second apache process with user root is seen as a child process of the other one with user root.
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root 16153 0.0 0.5 20808 10680 ? Ss Jun10 0:38 /usr/local/apache/bin/httpd -k start -DSSL
root 10450 0.0 0.4 20808 8936 ? S Jul13 0:00 \_ /usr/local/apache/bin/httpd -k start -DSSL
nobody 6365 0.0 0.4 20940 9976 ? S 05:01 0:00 \_ /usr/local/apache/bin/httpd -k start -DSSL
nobody 9410 0.0 0.4 20944 9864 ? S 05:18 0:00 \_ /usr/local/apache/bin/httpd -k start -DSSL
nobody 10671 0.0 0.4 20944 10028 ? S 05:28 0:00 \_ /usr/local/apache/bin/httpd -k start -DSSL
nobody 11306 0.0 0.4 20956 9852 ? S 05:31 0:00 \_ /usr/local/apache/bin/httpd -k start -DSSL
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Can someone please comment on this ?