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Windows Event Collector

 

General Information

None at this time

Windows 8

Default Description

This service manages persistent subscriptions to events from remote sources that support WS-Management protocol. This includes Windows Vista event logs, hardware and IPMI-enabled event sources. The service stores forwarded events in a local Event Log. If this service is stopped or disabled event subscriptions cannot be created and forwarded events cannot be accepted.

Additional Information

None at this time.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0
Windows 8 x86 Manual
Windows 8 x64 Manual
Windows 8 Pro x86 Manual
Windows 8 Pro x64 Manual
Windows 8 Enterprise x86 Manual
Windows 8 Enterprise x64 Manual

Service Names

Service Name (registry): Wecsvc
Display Name: Windows Event Collector

Default Path and Command Line Options

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

Log On As

Account: Network Service

Dependencies

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

Windows 7

Default Description

This service manages persistent subscriptions to events from remote sources that support WS-Management protocol. This includes Windows Vista event logs, hardware and IPMI-enabled event sources. The service stores forwarded events in a local Event Log. If this service is stopped or disabled event subscriptions cannot be created and forwarded events cannot be accepted.

Additional Information

None at this time.

Default Startup Type

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

Service Names

Service Name (registry): Wecsvc
Display Name: Windows Event Collector

Default Path and Command Line Options

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

Log On As

Account: Network Service

Dependencies

What service Windows Event Collector needs to function properly:

What other service require Windows Event Collector to function properly:

  • None (S, HB, HP, P, U, E)

Windows Vista

Default Description

This service manages persistent subscriptions to events from remote sources that support WS-Management protocol. This includes Windows Vista event logs, hardware and IPMI-enabled event sources. The service stores forwarded events in a local Event Log. If this service is stopped or disabled event subscriptions cannot be created and forwarded events cannot be accepted.

Additional Information

None at this time.

Default Startup Type

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

Service Names

Service Name (registry): Wecsvc
Display Name: Windows Event Collector

Default Path and Command Line Options

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

Log On As

Account: Network Service

Dependencies

What service Windows Event Collector needs to function properly:

What other service require Windows Event Collector to function properly:

  • None (HB, HP, B, U)

Additional Reading