[THIN] Disabling "unnecessary" services

  • From: "Landin, Mark" <Mark.Landin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 2 Sep 2004 09:26:30 -0500

Putting together new Terminal Servers, I usually disable services I know
I wont need: DHCP, Auto updates, Wireless Config, etc.

On my new 2003 server, I was looking at disabling the "Remote Access
Connection Manager" (or RasMan) since I won't be doing dialin or direct
VPN connections to this box. However, the description for this service
says "If this service is stopped, the operating system might not
function properly". I don't recall the same warning on Windows 2000

Is there some component of RasMan that is critical to the operation of
2003 Terminal Services, or can I safely disable it?

The T drive is not backed up 
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