Windows Process Activation Service (WAS) Service on Windows Server 2008

Q

What is the "Windows Process Activation Service (WAS)" system service on Windows Server 2008? Can I disable "Windows Process Activation Service"?

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A

"Windows Process Activation Service (WAS)" is a Windows Server 2008 service that provides process activation, resource management and health management services for message-activated applications.

Detailed information on "Windows Process Activation Service" service:

Service name: WAS
Display name: Windows Process Activation Service
Execution command: 
   C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k iissvcs
Dependencies: 
   Remote Procedure Call (RPC)

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

Disabling "Windows Process Activation Service" service may cause issues on running Windows Server 2008.

 

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