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Installation on Windows (Client Mode)

XplicitTrust can run on Windows systems in two modes:

  • Client Mode: for regular users to access services (like SSH, HTTPS, remote desktop, etc).

  • Asset Mode: services (like SSH, HTTPS, remote desktop, etc) can be remotely accessed from an XplicitTrust client, or from another system running in asset mode.

On this page are the instructions for Client Mode.


  1. Your admin has created an account with XplicitTrust.


1) Download client at

2) Double-click on the the downloaded file.

3) Enter your email address in the Settings dialog box and click "Save".

System Tray Icons

You can see the status of your XplicitTrust Windows client in the system tray at the bottom right of the screen:

Running XplicitTrust tunnels are up and running, click on it to see status information.

Authenticating Windows client is authenticating itself, tunnels are not up yet.

Offline Windows client is offline.

Tested Windows Versions:

Windows 10, Windows 11, Windows Server 2019