Finding the Name of Processes When Configuring Restricted Software

This article explains how to use Terminal to find the name of the process you want to create restricted software for in Jamf Pro.


It is recommended that you restrict the name of the application bundle when restricting a process in an application bundle. For example: "".


To find the process name for the software you want to restrict, you must open the software on a computer that has the Terminal application.

  1. Open the software you want to restrict.
  2. Open Terminal.
  3. Execute the following command:
    ps -acx

The process name is listed in the CMD column.

Additional Information

For more information about how to create a restricted software record, see Restricted Software in the Jamf Pro Documentation.