Cryptographic Services (CryptSvc) on Windows Server 2012

Q

What is the "Cryptographic Services (CryptSvc)" system service on Windows Server 2012? Can I disable "Cryptographic Services"?

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A

"Cryptographic Services (CryptSvc)" is a Windows Server 2012 service that provides three management services: Catalog Database Service, which confirms the signatures of Windows files and allows new programs to be installed; Protected Root Service, which adds and removes Trusted Root Certification Authority certificates from this computer; and Automatic Root Certificate Update Service, which retrieves root certificates from Windows Update and enable scenarios such as SSL. If this service is stopped, these management services will not function properly.

Detailed information on "Cryptographic Services" service:

Service name: CryptSvc
Display name: Cryptographic Services
Execution command: 
   C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
Dependencies:
   Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
Impacts:
   Application Identity

"Cryptographic Services" service is provided by the svchost.exe program, see "svchost.exe Executable Program on Windows Server 2012" for details.

Disabling "Cryptographic Services" service will cause issues on running Windows 2012 Server.

 

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