Application Layer Gateway Service (ALG) Service on Windows Server 2008

Q

What is the "Application Layer Gateway Service (ALG)" system service on Windows Server 2008? Can I disable "Application Layer Gateway Service"?

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A

"Application Layer Gateway Service (ALG)" is a Windows Server 2008 service that provides support for 3rd party protocol plug-ins for Internet Connection Sharing.

Application Layer Gateway Service" service is provided by alg.exe EXE file.

Detailed information on "Application Layer Gateway Service" service:

Service name: ALG
Display name: Application Layer Gateway Service
Execution command: 
   C:\Windows\System32\alg.exe

Disabling "Application Layer Gateway Service" service should not cause any issues when running Windows system.

 

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