"Microsoft iSCSI Initiator Service - iscsiexe.dll" Service on Windows Server 2008

Q

What is "Microsoft iSCSI Initiator Service" in my Windows Server 2008 service list? And how is "Microsoft iSCSI Initiator Service" service related to iscsiexe.dll?

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A

"Microsoft iSCSI Initiator Service" is a Windows Server 2008 service that "Manages Internet SCSI (iSCSI) sessions from this computer to remote iSCSI target devices. If this service is stopped, this computer will not be able to login or access iSCSI targets. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start." "Microsoft iSCSI Initiator Service" service is provided by iscsiexe.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "Microsoft iSCSI Initiator Service" service:

Service name: MSiSCSI
Display name: Microsoft iSCSI Initiator Service
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
Start type: Manual
Service status: Stopped
Dependencies: None

"Microsoft iSCSI Initiator Service" service is provided by the svchost.exe program, see "svchost.exe Executable Program on Windows Server 2008" for details.

Disabling "Microsoft iSCSI Initiator Service" service should not cause any issues when running Windows Server 2008 system.

 

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