This service is new for Windows 8.
This service hosts the DS Role Server.
This service is not installed by default and should not be installed on a “home” system. You can add or remove this service by heading to:
- Head to Start
- Select Control Panel
- Select Programs
- Select Programs and Features
- Select Turn Windows Features on or off
Default Startup Type
|Windows 8 x86||Not Available|
|Windows 8 x64||Not Available|
|Windows 8 Pro x86||Not installed (Manual)|
|Windows 8 Pro x64||Not installed (Manual)|
|Windows 8 Enterprise x86||Not installed (Manual)|
|Windows 8 Enterprise x64||Not installed (Manual)|
Service Name (registry): DsRoleSvc
Display Name: DS Role Server
Default Path and Command Line Options
Log On As
Account: Local System account
Note: No dependencies are listed for any service in the WDP build I used to draft this information.
None at this time.