"SMS Agent Host - CcmExec.exe" Service on Windows 7

Q

What is "SMS Agent Host" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "SMS Agent Host" service related to CcmExec.exe?

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A

"SMS Agent Host" is a Windows 7 service that "Provides change and configuration services for computer management systems." "SMS Agent Host" service is provided by CcmExec.exe EXE file.

Detailed information on "SMS Agent Host" service:

Service name: CcmExec
Display name: SMS Agent Host
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\CCM\CcmExec.exe
Start type: Automatic
Service status: Started
Dependencies:
   Windows Management Instrumentation

"SMS Agent Host" service is provided by an EXE file called: CcmExec.exe:

Name: CcmExec.exe
Location: C:\Windows\System32\CCM\CcmExec.exe
Description: CCM Executive
File version: 4.0.6487.2800
Size: 746 KB (764,768 bytes)
Modified: Friday, September 18, 2009, ?5:00:00 AM
Product name: System Center Configuration Manager
Vendor: Microsoft Corporation

Disabling "SMS Agent Host" service may cause issues when running Windows 7 system.

 

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