Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol Service

Description:
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.

SSTP allows traffic to pass through firewalls that block PPTP and L2TP/IPsec traffic. It encapsulates PPP traffic over the SSL channel of the HTTPS protocol (Port 443). It allows clients behind firewalls and NAT routers to connect to the VPN server without the concern for typical port blocking issues.

More Info The Cable Guy - SSTP
More Info MS KB947032 (How to configure SSTP)
More Info MS KB947031 (How to troubleshoot SSTP)
Recommended state:
  • Manual.
Default State:
  • Manual
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Supports:
Depends:
  • None

Updated: 13 December 2012

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