Checking the work process status from Operating System Level
There are some ways to review the work process status from OS level without require a direct R/3 connection with the application server. It is required to perform the following options using the <sid>adm user.
1) Using the dpmon tool:
SYNTAX: dpmon pf=<instance profile> l
2) Using the sapcontrol tool:
SYNTAX: sapcontrol -nr <instance number> -function ABAPGetWPTable