Question

Console Session closes by itself get reload or close message

  • Posted on August 3, 2023
  • Vijay1748252834554092a284b73c4Asked by VKD

I am running a Python script that uses NLP libraries, pre-trained models, and a machine-learning model to perform tasks like scraping articles, paraphrasing titles, summarizing descriptions, etc. Whenever I run the script after 15 to 20 minds the console just restarts and I have run the script again and it is still the same. What could be the issue?

Also, I am looking at running this script automatically every day without an active console, is it possible?

I am running it on 8GB RAM, 160GB droplet VM server.


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Bobby Iliev
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August 3, 2023

Hi there,

I could suggest using an SSH client rather than the web console. This will be more reliable.

Also, what you could do is use screen to run your command in so that even if your SSH session drops the command would still continue running.

Here is a step by step tutorial on how to do that:

How to keep a process running even after closing SSH connection?

But the main commands are:

  • Once you have screen installed, to start a new screen session run:
screen -S SOME_NAME_HERE

This would spin up a new screen and you would be attached to it automatically, inside the screen session run your script.

After that to detach from the screen session press CTRL+a+d.

If you need to attach back to the screen session run and check on your process just run:

screen -R SOME_NAME_HERE

If you’ve forgotten the name of your screen session or if you’ve not set a name, you could list all available screen sessions by running:

screen -ls

Let me know how it goes!

Best,

Bobby

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