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HOWTO: Using Process Monitor

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How to use Microsoft Process Monitor when directed by DB2 support


1) Download Process Monitor (ProcMon) from Microsoft.

2) Start procmon.exe, no installation required.

3) Select the default filter and click OK.

4) By default it will start capturing all events on the system. Check File->Capture Events to determine if ProcMon is capturing events.

5) Reproduce the problem

6) Stop capturing events: Ctrl-E

7) File->Save

  • Select "All events"
  • Select "Native Process Monitor Format"
  • Specify an output directory and file name. The output directory must exist.

Document information

More support for: DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows
Performance - Monitoring Tools

Software version: 8.2, 9.1, 9.5, 9.7, 9.8, 10.1, 10.5

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 1977259

Modified date: 22 February 2016