"Microsoft iSCSI Initiator Service - iscsiexe.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Microsoft iSCSI Initiator Service" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Microsoft iSCSI Initiator Service" service related to iscsiexe.dll?

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A

"Microsoft iSCSI Initiator Service" is a Windows 8 service that Manages Internet SCSI (iSCSI) sessions from this computer to remote iSCSI target devices. If this service is stopped, this computer will not be able to login or access iSCSI targets. . "Microsoft iSCSI Initiator Service" service is provided by iscsiexe.dll program file.

Detailed information on "Microsoft iSCSI Initiator Service" service:

Service name: MSiSCSI
Display name: Microsoft iSCSI Initiator Service
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
Dependencies: None

"Microsoft iSCSI Initiator Service" service is provided by a program called: iscsiexe.dll:

Name: iscsiexe.dll
Location: C:\Windows\system32\iscsiexe.dll
Description: iSCSI Discovery service
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 151552 bytes
Modified: 7/26/2012 3:05:51 AM UTC

Disabling "Microsoft iSCSI Initiator Service" service may cause issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

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