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target-process

Attach a collection to a running process specified by the process name.

Syntax

-target-process
<string>
Arguments
A string containing the name of the process to profile.
Actions Modified
Description
Use the
target-process
option to attach a
collect
or
collect-with
action to a running process specified by the process name.
Alternate Options
The target-pid option provides the same capabilities, but uses the process ID to specify the process.
In this example, a Hotspots analysis is attached to the myApp process, which is already running on the system.
vtune
-collect hotspots -target-process myApp

Product and Performance Information

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