Cato Networks Knowledge Base

Getting Started with the Windows Client

This article explains how to install the Windows Client on your device and connect to the Cato Cloud.


  1. Download the Windows Client from the Cato Networks portal.

  2. Install the Client on your Windows device.

  3. Open the Client, enter your login credentials and then connect to the Cato Cloud.

Downloading the Windows Client

To download the Windows Client from the Cato website:

  1. From a browser, open the Client download portal, and select the Windows tab.

  2. Click Download. The installation file is saved to your device.

Installing the Windows Client

To install the Windows Client on your device:

  1. Open the Windows Client installation file that you downloaded in the previous section and follow the steps in the installation wizard.

  2. After you install the Client, open Cato VPN Client from the desktop.


Adding a User to the Client

After your system admins create an SDP user for you, an email is sent to you with a link to activate this user. Click the link and create a password, then enter the following login details for the Client:

  • Account name

  • User name

  • Password

For accounts that use SSO, you need to enter your email address to add a new user to the Client.

To add a new user to the Client:

  1. From the Home page of the Client, click the connect button.

  2. Enter the login information for your SDP user.

    The Client connects to the Cato Cloud.

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