[2 days left] What’s wrong with your cloud strategy? Learn why multicloud solutions matter with Nimble Storage.Register Now

x
?
Solved

How To Tell Who is Running A Appling Running

Posted on 2011-09-09
5
Medium Priority
?
235 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-02
ISSUE:
Occasionally I need to update a program on the server that may be in use by the servers console operator or a remote desktop user.

How can I tell who has the program running?

0
Comment
Question by:PhilChapmanJr
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:Govvy
ID: 36510273
Use command query process:

QUERY PROCESS [* | processid | username | sessionname | /ID:nn | programname]
  [/SERVER:servername]
0
 
LVL 2

Author Comment

by:PhilChapmanJr
ID: 36510349
Govvy,
I don't know that much about Microsoft Server.  Please give me a step-by-step example of how to tell who is running  MyProgram.exe

Thanks,
Phil
0
 
LVL 13

Accepted Solution

by:
Govvy earned 1500 total points
ID: 36510403
Run from command prompt:

>Query process MyProgram.exe
0
 
LVL 2

Author Comment

by:PhilChapmanJr
ID: 36510491
I found a easier way
1.  Click on Tool-Bar
2.  Select Task Manager
3.  Click on Process Tab
4.  Click on Show Processes From All Users
This also allows you to end a process

Thanks for your help
0
 
LVL 2

Author Closing Comment

by:PhilChapmanJr
ID: 36510544
I tried the command at the DOS prompt but got a
Query is not reconized as a internal or external command
0

Featured Post

Are your AD admin tools letting you down?

Managing Active Directory can get complicated.  Often, the native tools for managing AD are just not up to the task.  The largest Active Directory installations in the world have relied on one tool to manage their day-to-day administration tasks: Hyena. Start your trial today.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

ADCs have gained traction within the last decade, largely due to increased demand for legacy load balancing appliances to handle more advanced application delivery requirements and improve application performance.
Resolving an irritating Remote Desktop connection that stops your saved credentials from being used.
This tutorial will walk an individual through locating and launching the BEUtility application to properly change the service account username and\or password in situation where it may be necessary or where the password has been inadvertently change…
To efficiently enable the rotation of USB drives for backups, storage pools need to be created. This way no matter which USB drive is installed, the backups will successfully write without any administrative intervention. Multiple USB devices need t…

656 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question