"Function Discovery Resource Publication - FDResPub.dll" Service on Windows Server 2008

Q

What is "Function Discovery Resource Publication" in my Windows Server 2008 service list? And how is "Function Discovery Resource Publication" service related to FDResPub.dll?

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A

"Function Discovery Resource Publication" is a Windows Server 2008 service that "Publishes this computer and resources attached to this computer so they can be discovered over the network. If this service is stopped, network resources will no longer be published and they will not be discovered by other computers on the network." "Function Discovery Resource Publication" service is provided by FDResPub.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "Function Discovery Resource Publication" service:

Service name: FDResPub
Display name: Function Discovery Resource Publication
Execution command: 
   C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceAndNoImpersonation
Start type: Manual
Service status: Started
Dependencies:
   HTTP
   Remote Procedure Call (RPC)

"Function Discovery Resource Publication" service is provided by the svchost.exe program, see "svchost.exe Executable Program on Windows Server 2008" for details.

Disabling "Function Discovery Resource Publication" service should not cause any issues when running Windows Server 2008 system.

 

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