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Health Key and Certificate Management

 

General Information

I am unaware of any applications that use this feature.

Windows 8

Default Description

Provides X.509 certificate and key management services for the Network Access Protection Agent (NAPAgent). Enforcement technologies that use X.509 certificates may not function properly without this service.

Additional Information

None at this time.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0
Windows 8 x86 Manual
Windows 8 x64 Manual
Windows 8 Pro x86 Manual
Windows 8 Pro x64 Manual
Windows 8 Enterprise x86 Manual
Windows 8 Enterprise x64 Manual

Service Names

Service Name (registry): hkmsvc
Display Name: Health Key and Certificate Management

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs

Log On As

Account: Local System account

Dependencies

Note: No dependencies are listed for any service in the WDP build I used to draft this information.

Windows 7

Default Description

Provides X.509 certificate and key management services for the Network Access Protection Agent (NAPAgent). Enforcement technologies that use X.509 certificates may not function properly without this service.

Additional Information

None at this time.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1
Windows 7 Starter Manual Manual
Windows 7 Home Basic Manual Manual
Windows 7 Home Premium Manual Manual
Windows 7 Professional Manual Manual
Windows 7 Ultimate Manual Manual
Windows 7 Enterprise Manual Manual

Service Names

Service Name (registry): hkmsvc
Display Name: Health Key and Certificate Management

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs

Log On As

Account: Local System account

Dependencies

What service Health Key and Certificate Management needs to function properly:

What other service require Health Key and Certificate Management to function properly:

  • None (S, HB, HP, P, U, E)

Windows Vista

Default Description

Provides X.509 certificate and key management services for the Network Access Protection Agent (NAPAgent). Enforcement technologies that use X.509 certificates may not function properly without this service

Additional Information

I am unaware of any applications that use this feature.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1 SP2
Vista Home Basic Manual Manual Manual
Vista Home Premium Manual Manual Manual
Vista Business Manual Manual Manual
Vista Ultimate Manual Manual Manual
Vista Enterprise Manual Manual Manual

Service Names

Service Name (registry): hkmsvc
Display Name: Health Key and Certificate Management

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs

Log On As

Account: Local System Account

Dependencies

What service Health Key and Certificate Management needs to function properly:

What other service require Health Key and Certificate Management to function properly:

  • None (HB, HP, B, U)

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