"Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol Service - SstpSvc.dll" Service on Windows Server 2008

Q

What is "Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol Service" in my Windows Server 2008 service list? And how is "Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol Service" service related to SstpSvc.dll?

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A

"Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol Service" is a Windows Server 2008 service that "Provides support for the Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol (SSTP) to connect to remote computers using VPN. If this service is disabled, users will not be able to use SSTP to access remote servers." "Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol Service" service is provided by SstpSvc.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol Service" service:

Service name: SstpSvc
Display name: Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol Service
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
Start type: Manual
Service status: Stopped
Dependencies: None

"Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol Service" service is provided by the svchost.exe program, see "svchost.exe Executable Program on Windows Server 2008" for details.

Disabling "Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol Service" service should not cause any issues when running Windows Server 2008 system.

 

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