PHP 7.3+ Fully-featured Authentication & Authorization System

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v6.0.0 2022-04-05 22:42 UTC


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Sentinel is a PHP 7.3+ framework agnostic fully-featured authentication & authorization system. It also provides additional features such as user roles and additional security features.

An open source package by Cartalyst, code well, rock on!

Version Matrix

Version Laravel PHP Version
6.x 9.0 >= 8.0
5.x 8.0 >= 7.3
4.x 7.0 >= 7.2.5
3.x 6.0 >= 7.2
2.x 5.0 >= 5.4.0
1.x 4.1 - 5.0 >= 5.4.0


Reader-friendly documentation can be found here.

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This software is released under the BSD 3-Clause License.