Overview - Utilities

Your licensed application may have been delivered with several Sentinel RMS utilities which are used to install, configure, or report about the license management system.  

The following table provides a list of utilities and their corresponding description.

Utilities Privileges Required Operating Systems Description

echoid1,2

User or higher

Windows, UNIX, and Linux ARM

Obtains fingerprinting information about a computer that will be used to generate a license.

wechoid

User or higher

Windows only

The Windows interface of echoid.

echouid1,2

User or higher

Windows, UNIX, and Linux ARM

Obtains information about a license that will be used to generate an upgrade license.

loadls

Administrator

Windows only

Installs/ uninstalls the License Manager into the system services registry and starts the service.

lservnt

Administrator

Starts the License Manager.

lcommute1

Administrator

Windows and UNIX

Command-line utility for check-in or check-out of a commuter authorization into the network.

Wcommute

Administrator

Windows only

Used on computers to check an authorization for a commuter license out or back into the network.

rcommute1

User or higher

Windows and UNIX

Used for obtaining a commuter locking code and installing a remote commuter authorization received.

WRCommute

User or higher

Windows only

The Windows interface of rcommute.

lslic1

Administrator

Windows and UNIX

Installs a license. You need the license code from your application software vendor.

lsmail

Administrator

Windows only

Set the SMTP server, which will be used by the RMS License Manager to send alerts via e-mail.

lsmon1,2

Administrator

Windows, UNIX, and Linux ARM

Monitors License Manager transactions.

lspool1

Administrator

Windows and UNIX

Temporarily configures the redundant License Manager pool.

lsrvdown1,2

Administrator

Windows, UNIX, and Linux ARM

Shuts down the License Manager.

lsusage1,2

Administrator

Windows, UNIX, and Linux ARM

Displays information from a License Manager log file

lswhere1,2

Administrator

Windows, UNIX, and Linux ARM

Displays the names and IP address of the computers on the network running License Managers. For Windows computers, you may want to use WlmAdmin.

rlftool1

Administrator

Windows and UNIX

Used for creating the redundant license configuration files

WRlfTool

Administrator

Windows only

Used for creating the redundant license configuration files

WlmAdmin

Administrator

Allows adding and managing licenses on the customer site, plus few other administrator tasks (like, shutting down the License Manager, locating the License Managers in the subnet, and creating reservation file and redundant license file).

WlsGrMgr User or higher The WlsGrMgr utility can be used to create or edit a reservation file.

1 On Linux and Mac operating systems, we have also provided a 64-bit variant of this utility.

2 On Linux ARM operating systems, we have also provided a 64-bit variant of this utility.