Step Reference

Identify the application that you want to manage and verify that the application can be managed by Windows System Resource Manager.

Understanding Limitations and Exclusions of Windows System Resource Manager

Create process matching criteria that will match the applications that you want to manage.

Working with Process Matching Criteria

Create resource allocation policies that use the process matching criteria to identify managed applications. It is usually best to start with CPU targets and then refine the resource allocation policy as necessary.

Working with Resource Allocation Policies

Create a schedule that specifies when the resource allocation policy will run.

Scheduling Resource Management with the Calendar

Enable calendar control if it is not already enabled.

Enable or Disable Calendar Control

Compare the performance of the application under management with your expectations and goals.

If necessary, refine the resource allocation policy by changing the CPU allocation, adding memory limits, setting CPU affinities, or applying conditions.