MariaDB service keeps going off

My server mariadb goes offline frequently making all websites unable to connect.
I’ll have to manually restart the service for it to start working again.

Please anyone know how I can fix this?

PS: My Hestia installation is up to date.

Check the server logs

But how much memory available?

Saw couple of warnings about some crashed tables.
But I just increased the max_allowed_packet from 16M to 64M. I don’t really know what that is.

I have about 4GB memory free. Total VPS memory is 8GB

Check the error logs / systemctl status mariadb…

It is hard to guess with out information…

Right now it’s active. I restarted it when it failed. See the systemctl status:

It has stopped working 3 times today.

Increase the max_open_files for MariaDB

Hi @eris, last time I figured out a solution (checking if the service is active and if not, restart it), I added the command to the v-update-sys-queue which is set to run every minute via cron job. But after the recent update to 1.8.8 I lost the codes I added and can’t figure it out anymore.

Is there a way you can help with some codes that can check the service status and restart it if nit active?

PS: I’ve tried the following codes gotten from chatgpt:

# Check if MariaDB service is running
if systemctl is-active --quiet mariadb; then
    systemctl restart mariadb

That code will restart mariadb if it is running, if you want to restart mariadb if is NOT running, you need to use if not (if !)

if ! systemctl is-active --quiet mariadb; then
    systemctl restart mariadb

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