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comment How to monitor process hogging CPU on a remote server
To follow up on this - I finally figured the source of the trouble. It was the Performance Monitor that was causing the irregular 40min server downtimes ... How ironic is that? The way I found this, I logged right after one of the downtimes and found the process in question in the Process Explorer which I configured for the slowest update speed. Hope this helps someone.
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comment How to monitor process hogging CPU on a remote server
Thank you for the suggestion. Yes, I never log out of the RD session - it is always running on the server. This has been happening almost every day recently, the trouble is that most often between 2am and 5am, so if I can't login immediately after it comes back online. I will keep the Process Explorer running although if the process in question shuts down when it stops hogging the CPU I don't think I will see in even when I login as soon as it lets the CPU go... SO I was hoping if there was a tool that'd keep the all processes activity into a log file I could "replay"... Thanks again!
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comment How to monitor process hogging CPU on a remote server
Pardon my ignorance, how do I I connect to PerfMon on a remote computer over Internet?
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comment How to monitor process hogging CPU on a remote server
Yes, I'm considering VMware server itself as one of the potential sources, but since I have no control over it I would need to be able to prove that it is not the dedicated server's fault.
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comment How to monitor process hogging CPU on a remote server
Not likely, opening ports is always a struggle with a hosting company... Besides, PerfMon would only give me the summary picture - I'd need to know exact process name - and that's what I'm trying to find out. Am I not correct? Thanks again!
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