Failed to start tailwatchd - Unit tailwatchd service entered failed state

Failed to start tailwatchd.

Unit tailwatchd.service entered failed state. 

tailwatchd.service failed.

tailwatchd has failed. Contact your system administrator if the service does not automagically recover.


This can often occur when multiple instances of tailwatchd are running. Perform the following via SSH:

ps aux | grep tailwatchd
kill -9 #


Where # will be all the processes listed. Once the processes are all killed perform:

/bin/systemctl restart  tailwatchd.service
or
service tailwatchd restart

 

  • 102 Users Found This Useful

Was this answer helpful?

Related Articles

Recursive chmod / Permission Change Across Directories for a File Type

The following command may be very useful for changing the permissions of a file type such as .php...

FSCK Options and Maintenance

Provided below are some useful commands pertaining to FSCK. Update commands to your environment /...

Failed to lock proc mutex: Permission denied

The error : Failed to lock proc mutex: Permission denied can occur when using mod_ruid2 with...

Whitelisting Multiple IPs with Mod_Security

The following can be added to the main modsecurity.conf or a whitelist file such as one...

Permission denied: /home/username/ htaccess pcfg_openfile: unable to check htaccess file, ensure it is readable

When checking your error log you find the error 508 or 403 forbidden error in your browser and...