Windows HTTP Services

Updated: January 7, 2009

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

Windows HTTP Services (WinHTTP) provides developers with a server-supported, high-level interface to the HTTP/1.1 Internet protocol. WinHTTP is used primarily in server-based applications that communicate with HTTP servers.


The following is a list of all aspects that are part of this managed entity:

Name Description

Windows HTTP Services Availability

Windows HTTP Service Availability relates to whether the Windows HTTP Service (WinHTTP) is available to service requests from applications. No user action is required.