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TCP/IP Print Server (System Services for the Windows Server 2003 Family and Windows XP Operating Systems)

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

Service Name: LPDSVC

Executable Name: Tcpsvcs.exe

Log On As: LocalSystem

Description:The TCP/IP Print Server service enables TCP/IP-based printing by using the Line Printer Daemon protocol. The TCP/IP Print Server service on the print server receives documents from native Line Printer Remote (LPR) utilities running on UNIX computers.

If this service is stopped or disabled, TCP/IP-based printing is unavailable.

Available on: Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition; Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition and Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition

Installed through: Add/Remove Windows Components, Other Network File and Print Services, and Print Services for Unix. (The TCP/IP Print Server and LPRMON services are installed when you install Print Services for Unix.)

Startup type: Automatic

Service status: Started

This service depends on the following system components:

IPSEC Driver

Print Spooler

Remote Procedure Call (RPC)

TCP/IP Protocol Driver

The following system components depend on this service:

None

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