Troubleshooting Processes

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Troubleshooting Processes

Solutions for common problems with the Process action:


The LocalSystem account (or the account the  EventSentryservice is running under) will need permission to execute the file specified in Filename.

The specified executable will need to be present on every computer using this notification action.

Processes launched will not be visible on the desktop unless the "Start this process on the desktop" is checked.

This action logs the following events to the application event log with the EventSentry event source in case of an error:

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Event IDs

Event ID

Problem / Description


The process could not be launched.


The process exceeded the maximum run time and could not be terminated.


The process exceeded the maximum run time and was successfully terminated.