Understanding the Process Monitor

This job aid describes the how to use and understand the process monitor.


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Process Monitor

  1. Select Process Monitor in upper right corner of your run control to view the status of your job/process or to search for any process.
    Or navigate to: Main Menu>People Tools>Process Scheduler>Process Monitor
  2. In View Process Request you can use these fields to find the process you are looking for:
    User ID: (your UID)
    Server: don’t use
    Run Status: Where the process is in terms of running, usually success or queued
    Type & Name: CS codes for the process
    Distribution Status: Can be ignored
    Last/Date Range: Time of when the process was scheduled
    Last: Search within the last (n) Years, Days, Hours, Min
    Date Range: Limit by a specific date range
    Instance From/To: Used to search for a particular instance or range if you have instance numbers
    If looking for one specific process instance, use “From” field; all other criteria will be ignored
  3. Reading the Process List:
    Select: for deleting errored processes
    Instance: process instance number is unique identifier
    Process Type: CS process type
    Process Name: CS process running
    (blank) column only there if there is a recurring process
    (blank) column only there if there is a JobSet (uncommon)
    User: UID
    Run Date/Time: when process could start running
    Run Status: process status (queued, processing, success, error)
    Distribution status: end result (N/A or posted)
    Details: all process specifics
    Update Process: cancel, delete or hold processes as needed
    Actions: Technical details

    Report Manager

  4. Select Report Manager under your run control (if link is available) or Navigate to Reporting Tools>Report Manager
  5. The Report List tab displays the list of reports available to you/the user
    In the View Reports For section:
    Folder: don’t use
    Instance/to: Used to search for a particular instance or range if you have instance numbers.
    Created On: date report created
    Last/Date Range: Time when the process completed
    Last: Search with in the last (n) Years, Days, Hours, Min
    Date Range: Limit by a specific date range

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