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Web Management Service

 

Windows 8

Default Description

The Web Management Service enables remote and delegated management capabilities for administrators to manage for the Web server, sites and applications present on this machine.

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 (Manual)
Windows 8 x64 Not Installed (Manual)
Windows 8 Pro x86 Not Installed (Manual)
Windows 8 Pro x64 Not Installed (Manual)
Windows 8 Enterprise x86 Not Installed (Manual)
Windows 8 Enterprise x64 Not Installed (Manual)

Service Names

Service Name (registry): WMSVC
Display Name: Web Management Service

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Windows\system32\inetsrv\wmsvc.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

The Web Management Service enables remote and delegated management capabilities for administrators to manage for the Web server, sites and applications present on this machine.

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

Default Startup Type

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

Service Names

Service Name (registry): WMSVC
Display Name: Web Management Service

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Windows\system32\inetsrv\wmsvc.exe

Log On As

Account: Local Service

Dependencies

What service Web Management Service needs to function properly:

  • HTTP (HP, P, U, E)

What other service require Web Management Service to function properly:

  • None (HP, P, U, E)

Windows Vista

Default Description

The Web Management Service enables remote and delegated management capabilities for administrators to manage for the Web server, sites and applications present on this machine.

Additional Information

None at this time.

Default Startup Type

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

Service Names

Service Name (registry): WMSvc
Display Name: Web Management Service

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Windows\system32\inetsrv\wmsvc.exe

Log On As

Account: Local System Account

Dependencies

What service Web Management Service needs to function properly:

  • HTTP (HP, B, U)

What other service require Web Management Service to function properly:

  • None (HP, B, U)

Additional Reading

None at this time.