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HOWTO: Using Process Monitor

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Question

How to use Microsoft Process Monitor when directed by DB2 support

Answer

1) Download Process Monitor (ProcMon) from Microsoft.
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/processmonitor

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