CAC reader is not
required to log into AKO (at least right now), only when it is time to change your
password and make changes to accounts you sponsor.
* Please consider these
reasons why you might want to have your
own CAC reader at home.
Accessing the below software links will
require your AKO (Army Knowledge
Online) login and password.
I have found out that the links will
work easier and faster, IF you log into AKO first,
minimize that page and then use the links on the other pages
within this website.
If you want the install to work correctly the first time, I
recommend you install the software in the order it is listed on
my "one stop shop" page. This will
involve installing the Driver
for CAC Reader, downloading and installing the
downloading and installing ActivClient
software, If you plan on working on military forms, you will
need to download and install the
Lotus Forms and
Approve It software.
Some of the links will open up a new page. I do
this, so you won't lose where you are on the current page. You
may need to allow "pop ups" on this website.
This website is designed to primarily assist
For support of other
Agencies within the Department of Defense visit:
purchase ActivClient 6.2
(Works with Windows 7, Vista, & XP)
case study about
the standard for Smart Card infrastructure