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Net.Tcp Port Sharing Service

 

General Information

None at this time

Windows 8

Default Description

Provides ability to share TCP ports over the net.tcp protocol.

Additional Information

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:

  1. Head to Start
  2. Select Control Panel
  3. Select Programs
  4. Select Programs and Features
  5. Select Turn Windows Features on or off

Default Startup Type

OS SP0
Windows 8 x86 Disabled (Changed to Manual and Started if the previous 3 Services are installed)
Windows 8 x64 Disabled (Changed to Manual and Started if the previous 3 Services are installed)
Windows 8 Pro x86 Disabled (Changed to Manual and Started if the previous 3 Services are installed)
Windows 8 Pro x64 Disabled (Changed to Manual and Started if the previous 3 Services are installed)
Windows 8 Enterprise x86 Disabled (Changed to Manual and Started if the previous 3 Services are installed)
Windows 8 Enterprise x64 Disabled (Changed to Manual and Started if the previous 3 Services are installed)

Service Names

Service Name (registry): NetTcpPortSharing
Display Name: Net.Tcp Port Sharing Service

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\SMSvcHost.exe

Log On As

Account: Local Service

Dependencies

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

Windows 7

Default Description

Provides ability to share TCP ports over the net.tcp protocol.

Additional Information

Two different executables are offered for this service, depending upon which version (32 or 64-bit) you are using. If you installed the Net.Tcp Listener Adapter service, this service is set from Disabled to Manual and started.

Default Startup Type

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

Service Names

Service Name (registry): NetTcpPortSharing
Display Name: Net.Tcp Port Sharing Service

Default Path and Command Line Options

“C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v3.0\Windows Communication Foundation\SMSvcHost.exe”
or
“C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v3.0\Windows Communication Foundation\SMSvcHost.exe”

Log On As

Account: Local Service

Dependencies

What service Net.Tcp Port Sharing Service needs to function properly:

  • None (S, HB, HP, P, U, E)

What other service require Net.Tcp Port Sharing Service to function properly:

Windows Vista

Default Description

Provides ability to share TCP ports over the net.tcp protocol.

Additional Information

Two different executables are offered for this service, depending upon which version (32 or 64-bit) you are using.

Default Startup Type

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

Service Names

Service Name (registry): NetTcpPortSharing
Display Name: Net.Tcp Port Sharing Service

Default Path and Command Line Options

“C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v3.0\Windows Communication Foundation\SMSvcHost.exe”
or
“C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v3.0\Windows Communication Foundation\SMSvcHost.exe”

Log On As

Account: Local System Account

Dependencies

What service Net.Tcp Port Sharing Service needs to function properly:

  • None (HB, HP, B, U)

What other service require Net.Tcp Port Sharing Service to function properly:

Additional Reading

None at this time.