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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
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.

Using the package, but you're stuck? Found a bug? Have a question or suggestion for improving this package? Feel free to create an issue on GitHub, we'll try to address it as soon as possible.


Thank you for your interest, here are some of the many ways to contribute.

  • Check out our contributing guide
  • Look at our code of conduct


If you discover any security related issues, please email instead of using the issue tracker.


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


A framework agnostic authentication & authorization system.

Sentinel Info

⭐ Stars 1381
🔗 Source Code
🕒 Last Update 4 months ago
🕒 Created 8 years ago
🐞 Open Issues 36
➗ Star-Issue Ratio 38
😎 Author cartalyst