What is the Sophos Mobile Control service "SMCSVCDS" used for?

  • Article ID: 117973
  • Updated: 24 Oct 2013

After upgrading to Sophos Mobile Control 2.5, you will notice that a new service is listed called "SMCSVCDS". What is this service used for?

First seen in

Sophos Mobile Control 2.5.0


As of Sophos Mobile Control 2.5, you can enable internal users of Sophos Mobile Control to log in to and use the Sophos Mobile Control Self Service Portal.

The "SMCSVCDS" service handles the internal LDAP directory. You will need to start this service if you plan to create internal users who can login to the Self Service Portal.

For details of how to enable users to do this, refer to the Administrator guide.

If you need more information or guidance, then please contact technical support.

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