Posted on 2014-07-31
Last Modified: 2016-01-20
What is the importance of this service?
what can happen if it's stopped?
Is this a critical service?
Does this work on demand?
Question by:acunaara
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by:Cliff Galiher
ID: 40231180
It isn't critical, but if you've enabled any sort of remote management and if you plan on managing the server remotely then it must be running. This is the service and protocol that Microsoft is slowly transitioning to instead of relying on RPC, DCOM, and WMI.

Author Comment

ID: 40236772
Hi Cliff

Thanks for the info

I am trying to start the service but I can't. It says that it works under demand. Also, I am accessing this server through RDP, so i mean, remotely.

See attachment please
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Expert Comment

by:Cliff Galiher
ID: 40236779
Remote management and remote desktop are two different things. Unless you have a compelling reason to be changing it, I'd leave it alone.
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Author Comment

ID: 40240564
Ok so, i have to leave it as it comes. It should work when needed, right?
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Accepted Solution

Cliff Galiher earned 500 total points
ID: 40240569
If you'd enabled remote management, yes. It is an easy thing to test. If you can use server manager running on a remote machine to restart the server then it is working.

Author Closing Comment

ID: 40240576
Ok, thanks dude

Expert Comment

ID: 41424107
hello, im trying to tweak my home pc, on windows 10, and also make it secure....i do not use any server services, just a pain one pc on a home wifi..and i have searched the web to see if i need windows remote management service...i use a vpn, not sure if that relies on it, but anything with remote scares me as i do not need anyone to remotely connect to my pc or i do not need to connect to any remote pc...basically i do not understand this service fully...if anyone canhelp i would really appreciate it

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