"Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) - ipnathlp.dll" Service on Windows Server 2008

Q

What is "Internet Connection Sharing (ICS)" in my Windows Server 2008 service list? And how is "Internet Connection Sharing (ICS)" service related to ipnathlp.dll?

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A

"Internet Connection Sharing (ICS)" is a Windows Server 2008 service that "Provides network address translation, addressing, name resolution and/or intrusion prevention services for a home or small office network." "Internet Connection Sharing (ICS)" service is provided by ipnathlp.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "Internet Connection Sharing (ICS)" service:

Service name: SharedAccess
Display name: Internet Connection Sharing (ICS)
Execution command: C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
Start type: Manual
Service status: Stopped
Dependencies:
   Base Filtering Engine
   Network Connection
   Remote Access Connection Manager
   Windows Management Instrumentation

"Internet Connection Sharing (ICS)" service is provided by the svchost.exe program, see "svchost.exe Executable Program on Windows Server 2008" for details.

Disabling "Internet Connection Sharing (ICS)" service should not cause any issues when running Windows Server 2008 system.

 

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