"Microsoft iSCSI Initiator Service - iscsiexe.dll" Service on Windows XP

Q

What is "Microsoft iSCSI Initiator Service" in my Windows XP service list? And how is "Microsoft iSCSI Initiator Service" service related to iscsiexe.dll?

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A

"Microsoft iSCSI Initiator Service" is a Windows XP service that "Manages Internet SCSI (iSCSI) sessions from this computer to remote iSCSI target devices. If this service is stopped, this computer will not be able to login or access iSCSI targets. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start." "Microsoft iSCSI Initiator Service" service is provided by iscsiexe.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "Microsoft iSCSI Initiator Service" service:

Service name: MSiSCSI
Display name: Microsoft iSCSI Initiator Service
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
Start type: Manual
Service status: Stopped
Dependencies: None

"Microsoft iSCSI Initiator Service" service is provided by a DLL file called: iscsiexe.dll:

Name: iscsiexe.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\iscsiexe.dll
Description: iSCSI Discovery service
File version: 6.1.7600.16385
Size: 112 KB (114,688 bytes)
Modified: Monday, July 13, 2009, 9:15:34 PM

Disabling "Microsoft iSCSI Initiator Service" service should not cause any issues when running Windows XP system.

 

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