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Services Utility: IIS Admin Service Service

Display Name (?): IIS Admin Service
Short Name (?): IISADMIN
Executable (?): inetinfo.exe
Library (?): None.
Depends On (?): None.
Supports (?): Network News Transport Protocol (NNTP), Simple Mail Transport Protocol
Description (?): Enables this server to administer Web and FTP services. If this service is stopped, the server will be unable to run Web, FTP, NNTP, or SMTP sites or configure IIS. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.
OS (?): NT4 Server, 2000 Server, Server 2003, Vista Server
Startup (?):

Explanation (?):

The IIS admin service is the heart of Microsoft's Internet serving features. Through this service you are able to configure the different components of Internet content serving, and without this service you will not be able to host HTTP, FTP, NNTP, or SMTP sites. If you are running a server and you need to use any Internet service then you will want to enable this service. If you do not wish to use this service you can safely disable it, however I highly recommend that you should uninstall it through the add/remove components dialog instead.

Please visit /tools/services/ for the complete Services utility.