Windows serviceExtensible Authentication Protocol

Registry Name

EapHost

Description

The Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP) service provides network authentication in such scenarios as 802.1x wired and wireless, VPN, and Network Access Protection (NAP). EAP also provides application programming interfaces (APIs) that are used by network access clients, including wireless and VPN clients, during the authentication process. If you disable this service, this computer is prevented from accessing networks that require EAP authentication.

Default Status

Stopped

Default Startup Type

Manual

Executable File Path

C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs -p

DLL File Path

C:\WINDOWS\System32\eapsvc.dll

Dependencies

The service depends on the following system components to function properly: System components that depend on this service to function properly:

Log On As

localSystem

Additional Information

None at this time