If you are into the Production Support/Middleware Administrator then most probably you will have to work on Linux and Windows OS.
Supporting production applications will be challenging if not familiar with administration commands. So here are things you should be familiar with windows, which will help you as an administrator to troubleshoot, support applications in daily life.
CPU information is often needed for troubleshooting performance issues or working on capacity planning.
To list all the tasks running with their PID and Memory usage, you can use tasklist command.
Image Name PID Session Name Session# Mem Usage
========================= ======== ================ =========== ============
System Idle Process 0 Services 0 20 K
System 4 Services 0 1,264 K
smss.exe 304 Services 0 928 K
csrss.exe 408 Services 0 3,548 K
wininit.exe 480 Services 0 3,368 K
services.exe 568 Services 0 6,876 K
If you need to check a particular process running or not, you may use tasklist with findstr.
You can use netsh command to capture the trace if you don’t have Wireshark or other capture software installed.
C:Windowssystem32>netsh trace start capture=yes
Trace File: C:UsersChandan KumarAppDataLocalTempNetTracesNetTrace.etl
Max Size: 250 MB
To stop the capture
netsh trace stop
I hope the above helps you to get familiar with some of the Windows administration related tasks. If you are a newbie, I would strongly recommend this online course.
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