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Active Process

by holycamel (Initiate)
on Sep 30, 2003 at 21:31 UTC ( #295451=perlquestion: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

holycamel has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

Hello, I'm looking for a way to retrieve the calling command, with params, of an active process. Via WMI I can get PID, path, programm etc. In Perl 5.6 and Win2000 Thanks in advance Jan

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Re: Active Process
by BrowserUk (Pope) on Sep 30, 2003 at 22:47 UTC

    Take a look at Win32::Process::Info.


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Re: Active Process
by AcidHawk (Vicar) on Oct 01, 2003 at 03:44 UTC
    I am not sure I know exactally what you need but what follows is some code to list all the active processes and their pids. Inotepad is running it will kill it.. if several notepads are running they will ALL be killed.
    #! /usr/bin/perl use strict; use warnings; use Win32::OLE qw( in ); use Win32::OLE::Variant; use Win32::Process; my $srv = "\\\\" . $ENV{'COMPUTERNAME'}; my $CLASS = "winmgmts:{impersonationLevel=impersonate}$srv\\Root\\cimv +2"; my $WMI = Win32::OLE->GetObject( $CLASS ) || die; foreach my $Proc ( in($WMI->InstancesOf( "Win32_Process" ) ) ) { if ($Proc->{Name} =~ /^notepad/i) { printf( "%d\t- %s ***KILLING***", $Proc->{ProcessID}, $Proc->{ +Name}); print "\n"; Win32::Process::KillProcess($Proc->{ProcessID}, 0); } else { printf( "%d\t- %s", $Proc->{ProcessID}, $Proc->{Name}); print "\n"; } }

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