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How to Start/Stop Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol Service

Service name: SstpSvc

Display name: 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.


Path to executable:

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService -p

CMD:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol Service service from Command Prompt

Perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and click on the Type here to search

Type cmd, right click on cmd icon under the Programs and click on Run as administrator

Services Regedit CMD Msconfig

Please confirm User Account Control pop-up

Please select, right and copy a registry key from below, then right click on command prompt window, select Paste and press Enter


To Start Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol Service service:

net start SstpSvc

sc start SstpSvc


Note: You can’t start a service if Startup type is on Disabled.


To Stop Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol Service service:

net stop SstpSvc

sc stop SstpSvc


To change Startup type:

Automatic:

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\SstpSvc" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 2 /f

sc config SstpSvc start= auto

Manual:

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\SstpSvc" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 3 /f

sc config SstpSvc start= demand

Disabled:

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\SstpSvc" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 4 /f

sc config SstpSvc start= disabled

Automatic (Delayed Start):

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\SstpSvc" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 2 /f

sc config SstpSvc start= delayed-auto


Note: When you change to Automatic (Delayed Start) a new key DelayedAutostart is created with value 1.

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\SstpSvc" /v DelayedAutostart /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f


When you change to Automatic from Automatic (Delayed Start), DelayedAutostart change value to 0.

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\SstpSvc" /v DelayedAutostart /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f