Question What are the Notification Server Services (usually called Altiris Services)?
Answer The following is a list of the different Services associated with Notification Server:
1. Altiris Agent Service Name: Altiris Agent. The Altiris Agent is not actually a Notification Server Service but if you have the Altiris Agent installed, you will see it on the Services for your server. Enables remote management and troubleshooting of the computer by Altiris Notification Server solutions. The path to the executable is: C:\Program Files\Altiris\Altiris Agent\AeXNSAgent.exe 2. Altiris Client Message Dispatcher Service Name: Altiris Client Message Dispatcher Provides agent-generated message dispatch services for Altiris Notification Server. It is usually a dependency of the Altiris Service. The path to the executable is: C:\Program Files\Altiris\Notification Server\Bin\AeXSvc.exe 3. Altiris NS Receiver Service Name: Altiris NS Receiver This service redirects NS messages from EvtInbox to the NS queue for processing. The path to the executable is: C:\Program Files\Altiris\Notification Server\Bin\AeXNSRcvSvc.exe 4. Altiris Service Service Name: Altiris Service Provides remoting and background services for Altiris Notification Server. The path to the executable is: C:\Program Files\Altiris\Notification Server\Bin\AeXSvc.exe
There are Registry keys associated to these Services. You can find them by using regedit from the Run prompt:
Click Start, and then click Run.
In the Open box, type regedit, and then click OK.
Locate, and then click the following registry entry, where <ServiceName> is the name of the service:
For example, if the service is named AexSvc (which in this case it refers to Altiris Service and Altiris Client Message Dispatcher), locate the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\AexSvc key.
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