Security Accounts Manager (SamSs) Service on Windows Server 2012

Q

What is the "Security Accounts Manager (SamSs)" system service on Windows Server 2012? Can I disable "Security Accounts Manager"?

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A

"Security Accounts Manager (SamSs)" is a Windows Server 2012 service that signals other services that the Security Accounts Manager (SAM) is ready to accept requests. Disabling this service will prevent other services in the system from being notified when the SAM is ready, which may in turn cause those services to fail to start correctly. This service should not be disabled.

Detailed information on "Security Accounts Manager" service:

Service name: SamSs
Display name: Security Accounts Manager
Execution command: 
   C:\Windows\system32\lsass.exe
Dependencies:
   Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
Impacts:
   Distributed Transaction Coordinator
   KtmRm for Distributed Transaction Coordinator
   Server

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

Disabling "Security Accounts Manager" service will cause issues on running Windows 2012 Server.

 

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