"Net.Pipe Listener Adapter - SMSvcHost.exe" Service on Windows Server 2008

Q

What is "Net.Pipe Listener Adapter" in my Windows Server 2008 service list? And how is "Net.Pipe Listener Adapter" service related to SMSvcHost.exe?

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A

"Net.Pipe Listener Adapter" is a Windows Server 2008 service that "Receives activation requests over the net.pipe protocol and passes them to the Windows Process Activation Service." "Net.Pipe Listener Adapter" service is provided by SMSvcHost.exe EXE file.

Detailed information on "Net.Pipe Listener Adapter" service:

Service name: NetPipeActivator
Display name: Net.Pipe Listener Adapter
Execution command: C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\SMSvcHost.exe
Start type: Disabled
Service status: stopped
Dependencies: None

Disabling "Net.Pipe Listener Adapter" service should not cause any issues when running Windows Server 2008 system.

 

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