Process scanner looks for processes matching the search criteria you set.  Here are the search options, for Processes:

  • In CPU: Running in a specific CPU. Default is all CPUs.
  • Start at / On: Set a start date and time.
  • Stop at: Optionally, set a stop start date and time.
  • Process: Search for Processes:
    • Ancestor: Ancestor Process name match. Wildcard is ok.
    • CPU Busy >= : Which use more % CPU busy than a specific value you set here.
    • Mem Mb >= “ Which use more MB memory than a specific value you set here.
    • Owner: Owned by a specific Group.User ID.
    • PIN: Process Identification Number. Use it in conjunction with a CPU selection (In CPU).
    • Priority >=: Running at or higher a priority value.
    • Process (default selection): Matching a name. Wildcard is ok.
    • Program File: Running a specific program object name.
  • Summarize: Select whether each matching Process at each interval should be displayed individually, or summed with other matching Processes.
  • Display Top: Choose from one of the displayed options to set how many matching entries should be displayed at once. A Next Button is displayed to allow you to display more, if more matches are found.
  • Scan: Choose whether Remote Analyst should scan forward or backward in time, from the start time you set.

Click on the Scan Button to start scanning.  You may click on Stop Button at any time to halt the scan.

Matching entries are displayed on a grid.  On the displayed list, you may click on the:

  • Process name, to see the history of that Process, and its detail at that interval.
  • IPU, to see all matching Processes running in that IPU.
  • Program file, to see a list of all Processes running that Program.
  • Priority, to see a list of all Processes running at that Priority.
  • User – to see a list of all Processes owned by that user ID