Tracing windows system calls via Process Monitor - truss equivalent for Windows
(Doc ID 1447085.1)
Last updated on OCTOBER 30, 2019
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 22.214.171.124 to 126.96.36.199 [Release 8.1.7 to 12.1] Oracle Net Services - Version 188.8.131.52 to 184.108.40.206 [Release 11.1] Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later Information in this document applies to any platform.
This is an introduction to Process Monitor tool, and how to use it for tracing application system calls.
Tracing system calls is beneficial for troubleshooting issues that are suspected to be failing due to system resources, i.e. database startup failure, adding datafile hang/failure, etc.