Network Location Awareness (NlaSvc) Service on Windows Server 2008

Q

What is the "Network Location Awareness (NlaSvc)" system service on Windows Server 2008? Can I disable "Network Location Awareness"?

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A

"Network Location Awareness (NlaSvc)" is a Windows Server 2008 service that collects and stores configuration information for the network and notifies programs when this information is modified. If this service is stopped, configuration information might be unavailable. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.

Detailed information on "Network Location Awareness" service:

Service name: NlaSvc
Display name: Network Location Awareness
Execution command: 
   C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
Dependencies:
   DHCP Client
   Network Store Interface Service
   Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
   TCP/IP Protocol Driver
   Windows Event Log
Impacts:
   Network List Service

"Network Location Awareness" service is provided by the svchost.exe program, see "svchost.exe Executable Program on Windows Server 2008" for details.

Disabling "Network Location Awareness" service will cause issues on running Windows Server 2008.

 

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