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{excerpt:hidden=true}The Sentinel RMS License Manager may be installed on one or more computers to establish and coordinate a network such that multiple computers may share CSI software licenses. The license server has access to license codes. When a networked computer opens and runs a shared software, it obtains a license from the license server, which then coordinates sharing within the network.{excerpt}

The *Sentinel RMS License Manager* may be installed on one or more computers to establish and coordinate a network such that multiple computers may share [CSI|http://www.csiberkeley.com] software [licenses|kb:Licensing]. The license server has access to license codes. When a networked computer opens and runs a shared software, it obtains a license from the license server, which then coordinates sharing within the network.

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h1. Installation location

The Sentinel RMS License Manager will [install|kb:Installation] in one the following locations:

* C:\Program Files\Common Files\SafeNet Sentinel\Sentinel RMS License Manager
* C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\SafeNet Sentinel\Sentinel RMS License Manager


h1. Sentinel RMS License Manager 8.5

The latest version of the Sentinel RMS License Manager is 8.5. This version, available for {new-tab-link:ftp://ftp.csiberkeley.com/pubdocs/Sentinel%20RMS%20License%20Manager%208.5.0/Sentinel%20RMS%20License%20Manager%208.5.0.zip}download{new-tab-link}, can serve all networked {new-tab-link:http://www.csiberkeley.com/}CSI{new-tab-link} software licenses except software with [LM 7 licenses|kb:Sentinel RMS License Manager#LM 7 Licenses].

Sentinel RMS License Manager v8.5, and the associated [Sentinel RMS 8.5 Utilities|kb:Sentinel RMS 8.5 Utilities], are required for CSiXRevit 2013 network licenses.

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To establish a virtual server, network licenses should be generated using Sentinel RMS 8.5.


h1. Sentinel RMS License Manager 8.4 and previous

Version 8.4, and previous versions of the Sentinel RMS License Manager, are also available for {new-tab-link:ftp://ftp.csiberkeley.com/pubdocs/}download{new-tab-link}. Operating systems that support the Sentinel RMS License Manager, and the networking of {new-tab-link:http://www.csiberkeley.com/}CSI{new-tab-link} licenses, are listed as follows:

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* Windows 7
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* Windows XP
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* Windows Vista
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* Windows 2008
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* Windows 2003

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* 32-bit operating systems should use the Sentinel RMS License Manager v.8.0.5 or higher -- available for download through {new-tab-link:ftp://ftp.csiberkeley.com/pubdocs/}Sentinel RMS{new-tab-link}

* 64-bit operating systems should use v.8.3.0 or higher -- available for download through {new-tab-link:ftp://ftp.csiberkeley.com/pubdocs/}Sentinel RMS{new-tab-link}
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h1. LM 7 Licenses

The following versions of {new-tab-link:http://www.csiberkeley.com/}CSI{new-tab-link} software are licensed using LM 7 licenses and therefore only able to run from [Sentinel RMS License Manager v8.4|kb:Sentinel RMS License Manager#Sentinel RMS License Manager 8.4 and previous] and previous.

If you are migrating to [Sentinel RMS License Manager v8.5|kb:Sentinel RMS License Manager#Sentinel RMS License Manager 8.5] you will not be able to serve legacy LM 7 licenses from there.  You must maintain the server which is currently hosting the LM 7 licenses.

Please note network licenses of CSiCOL require Sentinel RMS License Manager 7.

* SAP2000 -- v8 / v9 / v10

* ETABS -- v8 / v9 (v9 is LM7, v9.5 is LM8)

* SAFE -- v7 / v8

* PERFORM-3D -- v4

* CSiCol -- v8 (network license will only work on License Manager v7)

* Section Builder -- v8


h1. See Also

* [kb:Sentinel RMS 8.5 Utilities] -- Required for CSiXRevit 2013 network licenses.
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The Sentinel RMS License Manager may be installed on one or more computers to establish and coordinate a network such that multiple computers may share CSI software licenses. The license server has access to license codes. When a networked computer opens and runs a shared software, it obtains a license from the license server, which then coordinates sharing within the network.

The Sentinel RMS License Manager may be installed on one or more computers to establish and coordinate a network such that multiple computers may share CSI software licenses. The license server has access to license codes. When a networked computer opens and runs a shared software, it obtains a license from the license server, which then coordinates sharing within the network.

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Installation or Upgrade

If you have been issued an activation key by CSI, the latest version of the Sentinel RMS License Manager and Sentinel RMS Utilities can be installed using the CSI Installation Wizard. The Installation Wizard can also update License Manager and/or Utilities (license management tools) following these steps.

If you have been issued a license file by CSI (manual license), instructions to install or upgrade Sentinel RMS License Manager (and Utilities) can be found here.

Installation Location

The Sentinel RMS License Manager will install in one the following locations:

  • C:\Program Files\Common Files\SafeNet Sentinel\Sentinel RMS License Manager
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\SafeNet Sentinel\Sentinel RMS License Manager

License Manager Versions

Sentinel RMS License Manager 9.4

The latest version of the Sentinel RMS License Manager is 9.4. This version can serve all networked CSI software licenses except for software with LM 7 licenses.

Supported operating systems:

  • Windows Server 2016 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2012 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8.1 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Windows 8 in Desktop mode (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Windows 7 and 7.1 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Windows Vista (32-bit and 64-bit)

Sentinel RMS License Manager 9.2

This version can serve all networked CSI software licenses except for software with LM 7 licenses. This version also serves software with LM9.4 licenses.

Supported operating systems:

  • Windows Server 2016 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2012 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2008 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8.1 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Windows 8 in Desktop mode (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Windows 7 and 7.1 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Windows Vista (32-bit and 64-bit)
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Sentinel RMS License Manager 8.6

This version can serve all networked CSI software licenses except for software with LM 7 licenses and software with LM 9.2 licenses or newer.

This version of the license manager is compatible with Sentinel RMS 8.6 (or 8.5) Utilities.

Supported operating systems:

  • Windows Server 2012 R2 (64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2012 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2008 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Windows 8.1 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Windows 8 in Desktop mode (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Windows 7 and 7.1 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Windows Vista (32-bit and 64-bit)
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Clustered virtual environments are not supported for web-activated licensing. However, license files can be generated manually for these clustered virtual environments.

Sentinel RMS License Manager 8.4 and Previous

Version 8.4, and previous versions of the Sentinel RMS License Manager, are also available for download. Operating systems that support the Sentinel RMS License Manager, and the networking of CSI licenses, are listed as follows.

Supported operating systems:

  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2003
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows XP

 

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Version of License Manager Required for a Particular Version of CSI Program

The following sections describe the association between License Manager (LM) version that is required to serve licenses for a particular version of CSI program.

LM 9.4 Licenses

LM 9.4 licenses require License Manager 9.2, or later. The following versions of CSI programs use LM 9.4 licenses:

  • CSiBridge - v21
  • SAP2000 - v21

LM 9.2 Licenses

LM 9.2 licenses require License Manager 9.2, or later. The following versions of CSI programs use LM 9.2 licenses:

  • CSiXRevit - 2019
  • ETABS - v17

LM 8.6 Licenses

LM 8.6 licenses require License Manager 8.6, or later. The following versions of CSI programs use LM 8.6 licenses:

  • CSiBridge – 2016 (v18) / 2017 (v19) / v20
  • CSiXRevit - 2017 / 2018
  • ETABS – 2016
  • SAFE – 2016
  • SAP2000 – v18 / v19 / v20

LM 8.5 Licenses

LM 8.5 licenses require License Manager 8.5, or later. The following versions of CSI programs use LM 8.5 licenses:

  • CSiBridge – 2014 (v16) / 2015 (v17)
  • CSiXRevit – 2013 / 2014 / 2015 / 2016
  • ETABS – 2013 / 2015
  • SAFE – 2014
  • SAP2000 – v16 / v17
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LM 8 Licenses

LM 8 licenses can be served from License Manager 8.0.5 and later, including License Manager 8.5, 8.6 and 9.2. The following versions CSI programs use LM 8 licenses:

  • CSiBridge – v15
  • CSiCol – v9
  • CSiXRevit – 2011 / 2012
  • ETABS – v9.5
  • Perform-3D – v5 / v6 /v7
  • SAFE – v12
  • SAP2000 – v11 / v12 / v14 / v15

LM 7 Licenses

The following legacy versions of CSI programs use LM 7 licenses and their licenses have to served from License Manager version 8.4.1 or earlier (cannot be served from LM v.8.5, LM v.8.6 or LM 9.2):

  • SAP2000 – v8 / v9 / v10
  • ETABS – v8 / v9 (v9 is LM7, v9.5 is LM8)
  • SAFE – v7 / v8
  • PERFORM-3D – v4
  • CSiCol – v8
  • Section Builder – v8

If you are migrating to Sentinel RMS License Manager v8.5, or later, you will not be able to serve legacy LM 7 licenses from there. You must maintain the server which is currently hosting the LM 7 licenses. Sentinel License Manager version 8.4.1 can be downloaded from the following link:

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