Remote Desktop Configuration

The Remote Desktop Configuration (SessionEnv) service is responsible for all Remote Desktop Services and Remote Desktop-related configuration and session maintenance activities that require SYSTEM context. These include per-session temporary folders, remote desktop themes, and remote desktop certificates.

This service is installed by default and it startup type is Manual.

When the Remote Desktop Configuration service is started in its default configuration, it logs on by using the Local System account.

The Remote Desktop Configuration service is dependent upon the following system components:

  • Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
  • DCOM Server Process Launcher
  • RPC Endpoint Mapper
  • Workstation
  • Browser Support Driver
  • Network Store Interface Service
  • NSI proxy service driver
  • SMB 1.x MiniRedirector
  • SMB MiniRedirector Wrapper and Engine
  • Redirected Buffering Sub System
  • Mup
  • SMB 2.0 MiniRedirector