Netlogon Service on Windows Server 2012

Q

What is the "Netlogon" system service on Windows Server 2012? Can I disable "Netlogon"?

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A

"Netlogon" is a Windows Server 2012 service that maintains a secure channel between this computer and the domain controller for authenticating users and services. If this service is stopped, the computer may not authenticate users and services and the domain controller cannot register DNS records.

Detailed information on "Netlogon" service:

Service name: Netlogon
Display name: Netlogon
Execution command: 
   C:\Windows\system32\lsass.exe
Dependencies: 
   Workstation

"Netlogon" service is provided by the lsass.exe program, see "lsass.exe Executable Program on Windows Server 2012" for details.

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

 

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