IIS Admin Service (IISADMIN) Service on Windows Server 2008

Q

What is the "IIS Admin Service (IISADMIN)" system service on Windows Server 2008? Can I disable "IIS Admin Service"?

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A

"IIS Admin Service (IISADMIN)" is a Windows Server 2008 service that enables this server to administer the IIS metabase. The IIS metabase stores configuration for the SMTP and FTP services. If this service is stopped, the server will be unable to configure SMTP or FTP.

Detailed information on "IIS Admin Service" service:

Service name: IISADMIN
Display name: IIS Admin Service
Execution command: 
   C:\Windows\system32\inetsrv\inetinfo.exe

Disabling "IIS Admin Service" service should not cause any issues on running Windows 2008 Server. If you are not running the IIS Web server, you can disable "IIS Admin Service" to improve system performance and security.

 

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