Processes Group (NT_PROCESS_GROUP)

Allows you to group a number of user-specified processes that you can monitor together as a single instance icon.


The Processes Group monitor type in BMC ProactiveNet Performance Management is referred as the NT_PROCESS_GROUP application class in BMC PATROL.

When you double-click an NT_PROCESS_GROUP instance icon, NT_PROCESS instance icons appear for the processes in the group. For information on creating and monitoring process groups, see Configuring a process group.

The NT_PROCESS_Group application class does not have any parameters.


The following information is displayed on the NT_PROCESS_GROUP InfoBox:



Icon type

the type of icon selected (computer, application, container, parameter)


the current state of the object

Application class

name of the application class

Default username

the default PATROL user name, if any

Worst Parameter

the name of the application parameter that is having the most problems, if any
If more than one parameter is in a warning or an alarm state, the parameter with the most severe problems is shown

History Retention

the length of time history is retained

Instance Name

the name and label of this instance of the application

Attributes (parameters)

The following attributes are available for this monitor type:

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