Solaris Common Desktop Environment: User's Guide

To Send a Signal to a Process

  1. Select a process entry in the Process Manager scrolling pane.

  2. Choose Signal from the Process menu.

    Process Manager displays a dialog box requesting you to specify the signals. You must supply at least one of the 42 signals defined in the signal(5) man page.

  3. Type the relevant signal number or name and click OK.

    Process Manager issues the signal command and closes the dialog box. No success message is issued. Killing a process typically kills its children.

Tip -

The equivalent UNIX command is: kill -signum_name PID

where -signum_name is the signal number or name, and PID is the process ID of the selected process.