Wired Service

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

Wired service is a set of technologies that configure the settings that are necessary to enable Windows-based clients to detect and establish connections to Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 802.3 Ethernet networks by using Local Area Network (LAN) connections.

Managed Entities

The following is a list of the managed entities that are included in this managed entity:

Name Description

Wired configuration

All Local Area Connection settings that are configured by using the Wired AutoConfig Service (dot3svc), and then additionally configured by using either Wired Network (IEEE 802.3) Policies or scripts that employ Netsh LAN commands, apply to all Local Area Connections on the computer.

Wired Network Interface

The Wired Network Interface connects a computer to the network media over which transmissions are sent and received. A Wired Network Interface is the combination of the physical components of a network adapter and the logical component of the Local Area Connection associated with that adapter. It is the entity to which the wired connectivity and security settings apply.