SMS Agent Host (CcmExec) Service on Windows Server 2012

Q

What is the "SMS Agent Host (CcmExec)" system service on Windows Server 2012? Can I disable "SMS Agent Host"?

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A

"SMS Agent Host (CcmExec)" is a Windows Server 2012 service that provides change and configuration services for computer management systems.

Detailed information on "SMS Agent Host" service:

Service name: CcmExec
Display name: SMS Agent Host
Execution command: 
   C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
Dependencies:
   Windows Management Instrumentation

"SMS Agent Host" service is provided by the CcmExec.exe program, which has the following properties:

Name: CcmExec.exe
Location: C:\Windows\CCM\CcmExec.exe
Description: Host Process for Microsoft Configuration Manager
File version: 5.0.8239.1301
Product name: System Center 2012 Configuratoin Management
Size: 1.69 MB (1,773,744 bytes)
Modified: Sunday, ‎October ‎4, ‎2015, ‏‎7:05:00 PM

Disabling "SMS Agent Host" service may cause issues on running Windows 2012 Server.

 

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