Web Management Service

The Web Management Service (WMSVC) enables remote and delegated management capabilities so that administrators can manage the web server, sites, and applications that are present on this computer. This service supports Internet Information Services.

This service is not installed by default, and it must be added through the Turn Windows Features on or off dialog box in the Programs area of Control Panel. This service is not available on computers running Windows 7 Starter or Windows 7 Home Basic.

When the Web Management Service is started in its default configuration, it logs on by using the Local Service account.

The Web Management Service is dependent upon the following system component:

  • HTTP

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