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Microsoft FTP Service

 

General Information

None at this time

Windows 8

Default Description

Enables this server to be a File Transfer Protocol (FTP) server. If this service is stopped, the server cannot function as an FTP server. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.

Additional Information

None at this time.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0
Windows 8 x86 Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Windows 8 x64 Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Windows 8 Pro x86 Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Windows 8 Pro x64 Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Windows 8 Enterprise x86 Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Windows 8 Enterprise x64 Not Installed (Automatic, Started)Service Names

Service Name (registry): ftpsvc
Display Name: Microsoft FTP Service

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k ftpsvc

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

Enables this server to be a File Transfer Protocol (FTP) server. If this service is stopped, the server cannot function as an FTP server. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.

Additional Information

This service is not installed by default. You can add or remove this service by heading to:

  1. Head to Start
  2. Select Control Panel
  3. Select Programs
  4. Select Programs and Features
  5. Select Turn Windows Features on or off
  6. Expand Internet Information Services
  7. Expand FTP Server
  8. Check or Uncheck FTP Service

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1
Windows 7 Starter Not Available Not Available
Windows 7 Home Basic Not Available
Windows 7 Home Premium Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Windows 7 Professional Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Windows 7 Ultimate Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Windows 7 Enterprise Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)

Service Names

Service Name (registry): ftpsvc
Display Name: Microsoft FTP Service

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k ftpsvc

Log On As

Account: Local System account

Dependencies

What service Microsoft FTP Service needs to function properly:

What other service require Microsoft FTP Service to function properly:

  • None (HP, P, U, E)

Additional Reading

None at this time.