What is meant by 'free_alarm' and 'Free Watcher' in processes log

Discussion created by murugav on Jun 5, 2014
Latest reply on Jun 5, 2014 by jonhcw

I noticed a log entry in processes probe (v3.63) as below 
Jun  4 04:41:14:977 processes: (free_alarm) Freed watcher [SAP CC Rater Java start process] 

and we got an alarm for process down.

I would like to know what exactly that free_alarm and Free Watcher means.