"Protected Storage - psbase.dll" Service on Windows Server 2008

Q

What is "Protected Storage" in my Windows Server 2008 service list? And how is "Protected Storage" service related to psbase.dll?

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A

"Protected Storage" is a Windows Server 2008 service that "Provides protected storage for sensitive data, such as passwords, to prevent access by unauthorized services, processes, or users." "Protected Storage" service is provided by psbase.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "Protected Storage" service:

Service name: ProtectedStorage
Display name: Protected Storage
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\lsass.exe
Start type: Manual
Service status: Started
Dependencies:
   Remote Procedure Call (RPC)

"Protected Storage" service is provided by the svchost.exe program, see "lsass.exe Executable Program on Windows Server 2008" for details.

Disabling "Protected Storage" service may cause issues when running Windows Server 2008 system.

 

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