Windows serviceFunction Discovery Provider Host

Registry Name

fdPHost

Description

The FDPHOST service hosts the Function Discovery (FD) network discovery providers. These FD providers supply network discovery services for the Simple Services Discovery Protocol (SSDP) and Web Services – Discovery (WS-D) protocol. Stopping or disabling the FDPHOST service will disable network discovery for these protocols when using FD. When this service is unavailable, network services using FD and relying on these discovery protocols will be unable to find network devices or resources.

Default Status

Stopped

Default Startup Type

Manual

Executable File Path

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService -p

DLL File Path

C:\WINDOWS\system32\fdPHost.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

NT AUTHORITY\LocalService

Additional Information

None at this time