Is there a list of all the non-Altiris services that SMP requires to function?
We don’t use any windows services directly from the code, but rather rely on Windows API / .NET Framework, which could use any of these.
Note: This article is not meant to deliver a comprehensive list of these Windows services. Creating a real list would require all ITMS teams to provide their feedback. Also, it will require some efforts from QA with an “attempt” to minimize OS services by disabling them one by one and perform an extensive set of tests after to see for any failures. Support of such “minimized OS” setups never was a goal or a promise to be delivered.
Some services that we can consider as necessary but also require some others: