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WinHTTP Web Proxy Auto-Discovery Service

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Hello,

Ever since I use group policy to deploy wsus settings to my servers, I am seeing event id 12517 in the server system log (The WinHTTP Web Proxy Auto-Discovery Service suspended operation).  

This service is always in manual mode and not started.  Does it need to be started at system startup?  

What is WinHTTP Web Proxy Auto-Discovery Service for?  I do not have a Proxy Server between our servers and WSUS.  They are all in LAN.  

Please advise.  

Thanks.
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hirenvmajithiya earned 500 total points
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That service is to ease the auto detection of proxy server.
If you are directly connected to internet, not need of this service.
Have a look at this support page.
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/aa384240(v=vs.85).aspx

You can ignore the event ID, or you can disable/delete the service.

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