Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol Service

The Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol Service (SstpSvc) provides support for the Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol (SSTP) to connect to remote computers by using virtual private networking (VPN). If this service is disabled, users will not be able to use SSTP to access remote servers.

This service is installed by default and its startup type is Manual.

When the Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol Service is started in its default configuration, it logs on by using the Local Service account.

The Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol Service is not dependent on any other system service.

The following system components are dependent on the Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol Service.

  • Remote Access Connection Manager
  • Internet Connection Sharing
  • Remote Access Auto Connection Manager
  • Routing and Remote Access