I have this transaction and its taking forever, how can I tell if its running or just hung?
All OnApp versions
A good way to see if transaction, such as backup, disk resize, or similar, is running, is to check the Hypervisor that it is running on and use strace tool to see what system commands the process is executing.
This gives idea if its actively processing, waiting for network or disk connection, etc.
To use strace, you need the PID of the process to be watched, for example, a disk resize executes a process with "resize" in the name so:
ps aux | grep resize
then use the following to tail into the process and view while its running:
strace -p %PID%
To install strace, use
yum install strace
For further use of this tool, consult the man page with 'man strace'.