Sentinel Software and Services Documentation

Solution Overview

Get an overview of the features offered by Sentinel EMS and Sentinel RMS solution, as well as guidance for designing and deploying state-of-the-art licensing.

Sentinel EMS and Sentinel RMS Solution Guide  

Quick Starts

New to Sentinel EMS and Sentinel RMS? You can find quick start guides with step-by-step instructions for provisioning, consuming, and managing licenses across various license deployment modes. To better understand deployment modes, review the License Deployment Modes.  If you are just looking to get started, but are not sure which guide to use, we recommend starting with Standalone On-premises since this covers the most common licensing scenario.

Standalone On-premises Standalone Lease  
Network On-premises Network Lease  
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Sentinel EMS

Sentinel EMS is a web-based application that covers the operational aspects of licensing. It is responsible for various product and license management aspects such as product bundling and packaging, feature definition, and license terms, supporting both direct and channel sales models. Additionally, all fulfillment activities including product activation, usage reporting, software downloads, and subscription management are facilitated through Sentinel EMS.

Sentinel EMS User Guide Sentinel EMS REST API Getting Started
Sentinel EMS REST API Reference Sentinel EMS REST API Basic Concepts
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Sentinel RMS

Sentinel RMS is a robust, flexible, and scalable licensing solution providing software and technology vendors with control and visibility into how their applications are deployed and used—whether in the cloud or on-premises. It offers a variety of licensing schemes to boost your product sales. Sentinel RMS also includes a number of applications and services typically used by licensing end customers to help facilitate the various software deployment scenarios (such as license managers and cloud connector services).

Sentinel RMS Developer Guide Sentinel RMS License Generation API Reference Guide
Sentinel RMS API Reference Guide Sentinel RMS System Administrator Guide  
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Sentinel Fit

Sentinel Fit is an ultra-lightweight, highly portable and secure licensing run-time solution designed specifically for intelligent devices with highly constrained environments and non-standard operating systems. The modular architecture allows for memory and storage consumption requirements to be as low as single-digit kilobytes, while providing secure, tamper-proof licenses and licensing models, such as feature- and time-based licensing.

For an overview of Sentinel Fit, go to our website.

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