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1.1 Glossary

The following terms are defined in [MS-GLOS]:

Hypertext Transfer Protocol over Secure Sockets Layer (HTTPS)
globally unique identifier (GUID)
Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)
state machine
SSL/TLS handshake

The following terms are specific to this document:

SSTP client: A computer that implements the Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol (SSTP) and that initiates an SSTP connection to an SSTP server over TCP port 443.

SSTP far end: An entity that has sent an SSTP message that is currently being processed by an SSTP peer and to whom the response is sent by the SSTP peer.

SSTP management layer: An entity that manages the SSTP layer on the SSTP client as well as on the SSTP server.

SSTP peer: An entity that processes an SSTP message.

SSTP server: An entity on a network that implements the SSTP and that listens for SSTP connections over TCP port 443.

SSTP tunnel: An encrypted tunnel using the SSTP protocol on an HTTPS (SSL/TLS protocol) connection.

MAY, SHOULD, MUST, SHOULD NOT, MUST NOT: These terms (in all caps) are used as described in [RFC2119]. All statements of optional behavior use either MAY, SHOULD, or SHOULD NOT.

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