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Old 04-05-2005
Processes

Can someone tell how to find out how long a process has been running? I want to find something that is usually there that the paging system can check on.

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Old 04-05-2005
"ps -ef" and look under the STIME column ... if looking for a process is hung --- look under the TIME column ...
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Old 04-06-2005
Processes

Thank you. I am trying to find a process that I can check on meaning the system is up and have it page me if it is down.
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Old 04-06-2005
if the system is down, your paging system will not work if it is local to the downed system ... however, you can have a ping script running from a separate box that pages you if the remote system is down ...
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Old 04-06-2005
Processes

The paging system we are going to try to use is nightwatch. I am actually hoping it will scan per job instead of process. In the mean time I am looking into processes and not jobs since unix is so different for me. I just an old mpe gal. Smilie
 

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