Cryptographic Services (CryptSvc) on Windows Server 2008

Q

What is the "Cryptographic Services (CryptSvc)" system service on Windows Server 2008? Can I disable "Cryptographic Services"?

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A

"Cryptographic Services (CryptSvc)" is a Windows Server 2008 service that provides four management services: Catalog Database Service, which confirms the signatures of Windows files and allows new programs to be installed; Protected Root Service, which adds and removes Trusted Root Certification Authority certificates from this computer; Automatic Root Certificate Update Service, which retrieves root certificates from Windows Update and enable scenarios such as SSL; and Key Service, which helps enroll this computer for certificates. If this service is stopped, these management services will not function properly. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.

Detailed information on "Cryptographic Services" service:

Service name: CryptSvc
Display name: Cryptographic Services
Execution command: 
   C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
Dependencies:
   Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
Impacts:
   Application Identity

"Cryptographic Services" service is provided by the svchost.exe program, see "svchost.exe Executable Program on Windows Server 2008" for details.

Disabling "Cryptographic Services" service will cause issues on running Windows Server 2008.

 

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