RPC Endpoint Mapper

 

General Information

None at this time

Windows 8

Default Description

Resolves RPC interfaces identifiers to transport endpoints. If this service is stopped or disabled, programs using Remote Procedure Call (RPC) services will not function properly.

Additional Information

None at this time.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0
Windows 8 x86 Automatic (Started)
Windows 8 x64 Automatic (Started)
Windows 8 Pro x86 Automatic (Started)
Windows 8 Pro x64 Automatic (Started)
Windows 8 Enterprise x86 Automatic (Started)
Windows 8 Enterprise x64 Automatic (Started)

Service Names

Service Name (registry): RpcEptMapper
Display Name: RPC Endpoint Mapper

Default Path and Command Line Options

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

Log On As

Account: Network Service (unchangeable)

Dependencies

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

Windows 7

Default Description

Resolves RPC interfaces identifiers to transport endpoints. If this service is stopped or disabled, programs using Remote Procedure Call (RPC) services will not function properly.

Additional Information

This service is rather vital. Practically everything depends on this service to be running. This is also one of the few services that you cannot disable via the Services MMC, nor can you change the state with a registry patch.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1
Windows 7 Starter Automatic (Started) Automatic (Started)
Windows 7 Home Basic Automatic (Started) Automatic (Started)
Windows 7 Home Premium Automatic (Started) Automatic (Started)
Windows 7 Professional Automatic (Started) Automatic (Started)
Windows 7 Ultimate Automatic (Started) Automatic (Started)
Windows 7 Enterprise Automatic (Started) Automatic (Started)

Service Names

Service Name (registry): RpcEptMapper
Display Name: RPC Endpoint Mapper

Default Path and Command Line Options

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

Log On As

Account: Network Service (unchangeable)

Dependencies

What service RPC Endpoint Mapper needs to function properly:

  • None (S, HB, HP, P, U, E)

What other service require RPC Endpoint Mapper to function properly:

Additional Reading

None at this time.