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In this tutorial we will show you how to set up SoftEther on Windows but first let’s see what are our requirements and recommendations.
If you still want to set up SoftEther VPN manually, go step-by-step through following instructions:
SoftEther VPN on Windows works with a the SoftEther app.
Click “Next” (1).
Choose “SoftEther VPN Client” (2) and click “Next” (3).
To continue install SoftEther VPN on Windows check “I agree to the end user License Agreement” (4) box and click “Next” (5).
On the “Important notice” screen click “Next” (6).
Choose the directory to install the software and click “Next” (7).
Click “Next” (8). The Installation process will start.
After the installation process is finished click “Finish” (9).
Launch the SoftEther VPN Client Manager.
In the main screen click “Add VPN connection” (10).
A message box will appear asking if you want to create a Virtual Network Adapter. Click “Yes” (11).
In the “New VPN Connection Setting Properties” window enter the following parameters:
Setting Name type (12): CactusVPN (or any other name you want).
Host Name (13): Add IP address of the desired server (You can find all the available servers in the package details in your account.).
Port Number (14): 443 (you can also use port 992, 1194, or 5555).
Virtual Hub Name (15): Select cactusvpn from drop down menu.
Auth Type (16): Select Radius or NT Domain Authentication.
Username (17): VPN username.
Password (18): VPN password.
You can find them in your account on our website, by going to your package. Make sure you use your VPN username and password and NOT the website account credentials (What is the difference?).
Click “OK” (19) to create a VPN connection.
To connect to VPN right click on your VPN connection and click “Connect” (20).
To disconnect SoftEther VPN on Windows right click on your VPN connection and click “Disconnect” (21).