we found that the monit 5.10-57.1 process always use more memory slowly, PS shows that RSS value increasing daily with below stats

October 21, 2019 222 views
Monitoring
                User   PID    %CPU    %mem    VSZ      RSS    COMMAND

2019-Oct-08 1:00 root 12658 0.0 0.7 234908 128416 monit
2019-Oct-09 1:00 root 12658 0.0 0.7 236232 129736 monit
2019-Oct-10 1:00 root 12658 0.0 0.7 237644 131096 monit
2019-Oct-11 1:00 root 12658 0.0 0.8 238960 132440 monit
2019-Oct-12 1:00 root 12658 0.0 0.8 240300 133804 monit
2019-Oct-13 1:00 root 12658 0.0 0.8 241608 135132 monit
2019-Oct-14 1:00 root 12658 0.0 0.8 243016 136484 monit
2019-Oct-15 1:00 root 12658 0.0 0.8 244304 137828 monit
2019-Oct-16 1:00 root 12658 0.0 0.8 245684 139160 monit
2019-Oct-17 1:00 root 12658 0.0 0.8 246996 140524 monit

1 Answer

This seems like quite an insignificant memory usage difference, about 10MB for 10 days. I would recommend upgrading your service to the latest version and see how it goes.

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