SafeNet Sentinel Installation and Use (Windows)

Here you will find instructions on how to install the SafeNet Sentinel software and how to install license files.

Run the Lock code program
Obtain Lock code for a Disk Id
Obtain Lock code for a dongle (Computer Id)
Install dongle driver

Install a standalone license file

When you are using a license server:

Install the server
Install license server tools (WlmAdmin)
Install the server license

If the license installation fails:
Status messages after running Initialize (lsinit)

Run the Lock code program

The Lock code program is named Wechoid.

  1. If Geocap is not installed on your computer: Run the Wechoid directly from this
    link or save the file to your computer.

  2. If Geocap is installed on your computer: Click Start -> Programs -> Geocap -> Geocap 4.3.x.x -> Licensing -> Lock code.

Also see the video instructions.

Obtain Lock code for a Disk Id

  • Obtain Lock code for a Disk Id from Geocap:
  1. When starting Geocap without a valid license, the Geocap error panel opens:

  2. i

  3. When clicking OK, the Geocap License request failed panel opens:

  4. i

  5. Click the Request a new License button, and a new panel opens:

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  7. Send the Selector and Code to sales@geocap.no in order to receive a license file.

Obtain Lock code for a Disk Id from the Lock code program

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  1. Start the Lock code program.

  2. Ensure that the Disk ID checkbox only is ticked.<

  3. Disk Id

  4. Send the Selector and Code to sales@geocap.no in order to receive a license file.

Also see the video instructions.

Obtain Lock code for a dongle (Computer Id)

  1. Insert the dongle (from SafeNet) you have received from Geocap. When inserted the green light should be turned on.

  2. Run the Lock code program.

  3. Ensure that the Computer ID checkbox only is ticked:

  4. Computer Id

  5. If the Computer ID checkbox is greyed out, the dongle is not inserted or the dongle driver is not installed. Install the dongle driver and/or insert the dongle, and then start the Lock code program again.

  6. Send the Selector and Code to sales@geocap.no in order to receive a license file.

Also see the video instructions.

Install the dongle driver

  1. Determine on which machine your dongle should be installed.

  2. Download the Sentinel Protection Installer and save the file to your computer (Desktop).

  3. Unzip or open the SentinelProtectionInstaller7.5.0.zip and save the file to your Desktop.

  4. Double click the Sentinel Protection Installer 7.5.0.exe file, and the dongle driver will be installed.

Also see the video instructions.

Install a standalone license file

  1. When starting Geocap without a valid license, the Geocap error panel opens:

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  3. When clicking OK, the Geocap License request failed panel opens:

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  5. Click the I have already received a standalone license button, and a new panel opens:

  6. Intsalling Geocap

  7. Browse to where the the license file is located, and click the OK button.

  8. The installation is now confirmed and if this is the first time a license is installed on the computer a reminder to run the Initialize utility before restarting Geocap:
    Start -> Programs -> Geocap -> Geocap 4.3.x.x -> Licensing -> Initialize.

Install the server

  1. Determine which machine on your network should be the license server. This does not need be a particularly powerful computer, but it must be able to connect over the network to the machines that will run Geocap.

  2. Download the server software for the safenet license server from this link and save the file to your computer (Desktop).

  3. Unzip or open the Safenet-server-8.3.0.zip.

  4. In the unzipped file, go into the Safenet-server-8.3.0 folder.

  5. Double click the setup.exe file and the Sentinel RMS License Manager will be installed.

Install license server tools (WlmAdmin)

  • On the machines where Geocap is installed, the License Server Administrator (WlmAdmin) can be activated by clicking Start -> Programs -> Geocap -> Geocap 4.3.x.x -> Licensing -> License Server Administrator.
    It is not necessary to install anything more.
  • The license server tools must be installed on the license server to administrate and install the license file:
  1. Download the server tools software for the safenet license server from this link and save the file to your computer.

  2. Unzip servertools.zip. A folder named servertools is created.

  3. To start the License Server Administrator (WlmAdmin), double click the WlmAdmin.exe file and the WlmAdmin panel will be opened.