Base Filtering Engine (BFE) Service on Windows Server 2012
What is the "Base Filtering Engine (BFE)" system service on Windows Server 2012? Can I disable "Base Filtering Engine"?
"Base Filtering Engine (BFE)" is a Windows Server 2012 service that manages firewall and Internet Protocol security (IPsec) policies and implements user mode filtering. Stopping or disabling the BFE service will significantly reduce the security of the system. It will also result in unpredictable behavior in IPsec management and firewall applications.
Detailed information on "Base Filtering Engine" service:
Service name: BFE Display name: Base Filtering Engine Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork Dependencies: Microsoft Windows Filtering Platform Remote Procedure Call (RPC) Impacts: IKE and AuthIP IPsec Keying Modules Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) IPsec Policy Agent Microsoft Network Instpection System Network Connectivity Assistant Routing and Remote Access Windows Firewall
"Base Filtering Engine" service is provided by the svchost.exe program, see "svchost.exe Executable Program on Windows Server 2012" for details.
Disabling "Base Filtering Engine" service will cause issues on running Windows 2012 Server.
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