Windows Firewall (MpsSvc) Service on Windows Server 2012

Q

What is the "Windows Firewall (MpsSvc)" system service on Windows Server 2012? Can I disable "Windows Firewall"?

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A

"Windows Firewall (MpsSvc)" is a Windows Server 2012 service that helps protect your computer by preventing unauthorized users from gaining access to your computer through the Internet or a network.

Detailed information on "Windows Firewall" service:

Service name: MpsSvc
Display name: Windows Firewall
Execution command: 
   C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
Dependencies:
   Base Filtering Engine
   Windows Firewall Authorization Driver

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

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

 

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