"SSDP Discovery - SSDPSRV.dll" Service on Windows Server 2008

Q

What is "SSDP Discovery" in my Windows Server 2008 service list? And how is "SSDP Discovery" service related to SSDPSRV.dll?

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A

"SSDP Discovery" is a Windows Server 2008 service that "Discovers networked devices and services that use the SSDP discovery protocol, such as UPnP devices. Also announces SSDP devices and services running on the local computer. If this service is stopped, SSDP-based devices will not be discovered. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start." "SSDP Discovery" service is provided by SSDPSRV.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "SSDP Discovery" service:

Service name: SSDPSRV
Display name: SSDP Discovery
Execution command: 
   C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceAndNoImpersonation
Start type: Manual
Service status: Started
Dependencies:
   HTTP

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

Disabling "SSDP Discovery" service should not cause any issues when running Windows Server 2008 system.

 

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