dllhost monitor /alarm

In on of my servers dllhost starts to increase machine use until it gets to the 99% and makes the machine crash, so we need to either restart the process or restart fully the machine.

Is there any tool or way to monitor dll host and kill itself when it uses over certain amount of CPU resources, or a way of making it send me an email so i can fix it manually?

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R TCommented:
You can setup Perfmon to email you an alert using a 3rd party tool called bmail.exe:


If you don't have an SMTP server, you could always use blat:

celticianAuthor Commented:
Ok, but that alert is for low disk, i need to set it up for low memory, or even better for killing dllhost when it occupies too much.... i understand attaching a script to the alert, but how to i set up the alert??
R TCommented:
Here's a great guide for setting up alerts in PerfMon on Server 2003:


You can follow the same general directions from the first link, but instead of using a disk counter, change it to CPU, memory- whatever you'd like.

Some information on counter types (and PerfMon in general):


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celticianAuthor Commented:
Ok, ill check it out, meanwhile ill post another question realted to this as well :)
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