Workstation (LanmanWorkstation) Service on Windows Server 2012

Q

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

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A

"Workstation (LanmanWorkstation)" is a Windows Server 2012 service that creates and maintains client network connections to remote servers using the SMB protocol. If this service is stopped, these connections will be unavailable.

Detailed information on "Workstation" service:

Service name: LanmanWorkstation
Display name: Workstation
Execution command: 
   C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
Dependencies:
   Browser Support Driver
   Network Store Interface Service
   SMB 2.0 MiniRedirector
Impacts:
   Computer Browser
   Netlogon
   Remote Desktop Configuration

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

Disabling "Workstation" service may cause issues on running Windows 2012 Server.

 

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