Check manual page of wmic_process
April 28. 2015
Ressource consumption of windows processes
Supported Agents: Windows
Distribution: official part of Check_MK
Note: This check is obsolete. Do not install wmicchecks.bat anymore. Use
psperf.bat in combination with the normal ps.perf check. The rest of
this man page is unchanged for legacy reasons:
This check uses the output of wmic process in order to monitor the ressource
consumption of processes on Windows servers. On the target host this check
needs the command line utility wmic and the agent plugin wmicchecks.bat
(in the subdirectory plugins below the directory where check_mk_agent.exe
The monitored parameters are CPU usage (KernelModeTime + UserModeTime),
RAM usage (WorkingSetSize) and page file usage (PageFileUsage).
If more than one process matches the name, then all matching processes ressources
If no matching process is found running, then the check is always OK (since
no ressources are consumed).
A user definable string that is used as part of the service description.
If you choose "APACHE" as item, for example, then the check will be
Four value are sent: (1) The memory usage in MB, (2) The page file usage in MB,
(3) The CPU usage in user mode in %, (4) The CPU usage in kernel mode in %.
No inventory supported.
# Monitor ressources used by SSHD processes. # Warn at 20MB RAM or 10MB page file or 80% CPU usage # Critical at 30MB RAM or 15MB page file or 90% CPU usage checks += [ ( "klapp", "wmic_process", "SSHD", ( "sshd.exe", 20, 30, 10, 15, 80, 90)), ]