Windows Event Collector (Wecsvc) Service on Windows Server 2008


What is the "Windows Event Collector (Wecsvc)" system service on Windows Server 2008? Can I disable "Windows Event Collector"?



"Windows Event Collector (Wecsvc)" is a Windows Server 2008 service that manages persistent subscriptions to events from remote sources that support WS-Management protocol. This includes Windows Vista event logs, hardware and IPMI-enabled event sources. The service stores forwarded events in a local Event Log. If this service is stopped or disabled event subscriptions cannot be created and forwarded events cannot be accepted.

Detailed information on "Windows Event Collector" service:

Service name: Wecsvc
Display name: Windows Event Collector
Execution command: 
   C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
Dependencies: None

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

Disabling "Windows Event Collector" service will cause issues on running Windows Server 2008.


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