Command line tool allows you to control profiling without using the profiler graphical user interface. It is especially useful when profiling applications on a remote machine to which you have only console access, or if the remote desktop responsiveness is unsatisfactory.
The tool executable is
<Profiler Installation Directory>\bin\YourKitTools.exe.
Run it in console window to get the available options printed.
Please note that a special bundle with the command line tool and other files required for remote profiling is available on the profiler download page. Use it on a remote machine instead of installing the full profiler bundle.
YourKitTools.exe performs require administrative privileges.
You may want to use it from within a Windows command prompt window (
running as administrator.