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CB Response: Why are there warning messages in Linux sensor log - unable to get process information for pid[]?

CB Response: Why are there warning messages in Linux sensor log - unable to get process information for pid[]?

Environment

  • CB Response Sensor: All Versions
  • Linux: All Supported Versions

Question

Why do the sensor logs show a several warnings like 'LogCommonInfo -- unable to get process information for pid[]'?

Answer

  • This message appears when cbdaemon attempts to access information of a process that was started before the sensor.

Additional Notes

  • Processes that start before the sensor may appear in the UI as '(unknown)'

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