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SNMP Service

 

General Information

None at this time

Windows 8

Default Description

Enables Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) requests to be processed by this computer. If this service is stopped, the computer will be unable to process SNMP requests. 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 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 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): SNMP
Display Name: SNMP Service

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Windows\System32\snmp.exe

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 Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) requests to be processed by this computer. If this service is stopped, the computer will be unable to process SNMP requests. 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 SP1
Windows 7 Starter Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Windows 7 Home Basic Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Windows 7 Home Premium Not Installed (Automatic, Started) 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): SNMP
Display Name: SNMP Service

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Windows\System32\snmp.exe

Log On As

Account: Local System account

Dependencies

What service SNMP Service needs to function properly:

  • None (S, HB, HP, P, U, E)

What other service require SNMP Service to function properly:

  • None (S, HB, HP, P, U, E)

Windows Vista

Default Description

Enables Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) requests to be processed by this computer. If this service is stopped, the computer will be unable to process SNMP requests. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.

Additional Information

This is one of the few services that have extra “tabs” in the service properties window, to include Agent, Traps, and Security.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1 SP2
Vista Home Basic Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Vista Home Premium Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Vista Business Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Vista Ultimate Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
Vista Enterprise Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)

Service Names

Service Name (registry): SNMP Service
Display Name: SNMP Service

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Windows\System32\snmp.exe

Log On As

Account: Local System Account

Dependencies

What service SNMP Service needs to function properly:

  • None (HB, HP, B, U)

What other service require SNMP Service to function properly:

  • None (HB, HP, B, U)

Windows XP Pro x64

Default Description

Includes agents that monitor the activity in network devices and report to the network console workstation.

Additional Information

This service does not install by default, but if needed, you may install it later off the Windows XP CD by heading to Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs > Add/Remove Windows Components > Select “Management and Monitoring Tools ” > Details button > Check “Simple Network Management Protocol”. This service supports the use of networking equipment that uses SNMP as a mode of remote management. This will also add 3 more tabs into the service Properties window. They are Agent, Traps and Security.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1 SP2
XP Pro x64 ? ? Not Installed

Service Names

Service Name (registry): SNMP
Display Name: SNMP Service

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\WINDOWS\System32\snmp.exe

Log On As

Account: NT AUTHORITY\LocalService

Dependencies

What service SNMP Service needs to function properly:

What other service require SNMP Service to function properly:

  • None

Windows XP

Default Description

Includes agents that monitor the activity in network devices and report to the network console workstation.

Additional Information

This service does not install by default, but if needed, you may install it later off the Windows XP CD by heading to Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs > Add/Remove Windows Components > Select “Management and Monitoring Tools ” > Details button > Check “Simple Network Management Protocol”. This service supports the use of networking equipment that uses SNMP as a mode of remote management. This will also add 3 more tabs into the service Properties window. They are Agent, Traps and Security.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1 SP2 SP3
XP Home Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
XP MCE 2005 Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
XP Pro Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)
XP Tablet PC 2005 Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started) Not Installed (Automatic, Started)

Service Names

Service Name (registry): SNMP
Display Name: SNMP Service

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\WINDOWS\System32\snmp.exe

Log On As

Account: NT AUTHORITY\LocalService

Dependencies

What service SNMP Service needs to function properly:

What other service require SNMP Service to function properly:

  • None (H, M, P, T)

Additional Reading