Set up ETP desktop client

Complete the following steps to set up, download, and distribute the desktop version of ETP Client.

How to

  1. Download ETP Client. For more information, see Download ETP Client.
  2. If you or an IT administrator are installing ETP Client for the first time:
    1. Verify that the installation file is digitally signed by Akamai.
    2. Validate the SHA-256 checksum value. For more information, see Validate the SHA-256 checksum.
    3. Test the ETP client software in a testing environment to confirm its behavior. Make sure you test the client in an environment that contains the same network configuration, VPN, and security applications as production.
    4. Distribute and install ETP Client on corporate machines. For more information, see ETP Client installation.
  3. If you or an IT administrator are upgrading ETP Client:
    1. Verify that the installation file is digitally signed by Akamai.
    2. Validate the SHA-256 checksum value. For more information, see Validate the SHA-256 checksum.
    3. Test the ETP Client software in a testing environment to confirm its behavior. Make sure you test the client in an environment that contains the same network configuration, VPN, and security applications as production.
    4. Approve ETP Client. For more information, see Approve ETP Client.
    5. Configure how ETP Client is upgraded. For more information, see Configure ETP Client upgrade type.

Next steps

Add the email addresses of those you want notified about upgrades to ETP Client. For more information, see Add email addresses for notifications and Assign email notifications.