Windows Process (NT_PROCESS)

This application class monitors processes. Icon instances of the NT_PROCESS application appear under the icon labeled Processes (NT_PROCESS_CONTAINER application) and under the  NT_PROCESS_GROUP application instances.

Before monitoring the processes, you must specify the processes that you want to monitor using the procedure described in Configuring Manual Process Monitoring  and Configuring Automatic Process Monitoring. For information about creating a group of processes to monitor, see Configuring a process group .


The Windows Process monitor type in BMC ProactiveNet Performance Management is referred as the NT_PROCESS application class in BMC PATROL.


The following information is displayed on the NT_PROCESS 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 full name of the process instance

NT KM version

the version of the PATROL KM for Windows OS currently in use

Attributes (parameters)

The following attributes are available for this monitor type:

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