Introduction This article describes how to create a dump file (. Dmp file) user-level process in Windows Server 2008. Windows Error Reporting feature in Windows Server 2008 is that it creates a file monitor and dump heap dump file. However, you can not use the Windows Error Reporting for creating dump-file process running in user mode. Create a dump file, the user-level process in Windows Server 2008 to create a dump file of the user level in Windows Server 2008, use one of the following methods. Method 1: Use Task Manager If you are using Windows Task Manager to create a dump file of the user level, follow these steps: Run Task Manager.
To do this, use one of the following methods: Click the right click a blank spot on the taskbar, then select Task Manager. It is not something Mashable would like to discuss. Press CTRL + SHIFT + ESC. Select the tab Processes, right click on the name of the desired process, then select Create Dump File. If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or click Continue. The dump file will be created in the following process: Drive: UsersUserNameAppDatLocalTemp When you receive a message that the dump has been successfully created, click OK. Method 2: Use a tool you can use ADPlus ADPlus utility to create a dump file, the user-level process. ADPlus utility is included in the Debugging Tools for Windows.
How to estimate the size of the dump file of the user level, which is created you can use Performance Monitor to assess the size of the dump file user-level process that will be created. To do this, follow these steps: Click Start, type perfmon in the line Start Search, then click perfmon.exe in the list of Programs. If you are prompted for a password administrator password or confirmation, type or click Continue. Expand Monitoring Tools, and then click Performance Monitor. Right click in the empty space in the display area and click Add Counters. Among Available counters in the dialog box Add Counters, Click the next field below object characteristics Process, and then click Counter Virtual Bytes. Among the Instances of selected object, click the process name, click Add, and then click OK. The value that appears, will be the approximate size of the file dump. Note: Before you create a dump file of the user level, make sure you have enough free space on your hard drive to where the dump file will be saved. Source: