Remote Administration Service


Remote Administration Service is responsible for performing the following remote administration tasks when Windows restarts:

  • Increment the server boot count.
  • Send an alert when the computer is running a backup of the operating system.
  • Generate a self-signed certificate.
  • Send an alert if the date and time has not been set on the computer.
  • Send an alert if Alert E-mail functionality has not been configured.
  • Disabled, for security reasons.
Default State:
  • Win2k3: Automatic.
Process Name:
  • srvcsurg.exe (SrvcSurg)
  • None