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Candlepin - Subscription & Entitlement Management

Candlepin is an open source subscription & entitlement engine which is designed to manage software subscriptions from both vendor's & customer's perspectives. It allows vendors to create a database of software they offer and then manage the database (such as changing policies, revoking rights for the software for specific customers). It enables customers to consume their rights for the software and also enables them to transparently manage the software portfolio they acquired from the vendor.

Candlepin server exposes functionality over a REST API, and stores data in a backend SQL database. The source code is delivered under the GPL. See LICENSE for explicit version information.

Getting Started

How to build Candlepin

The build instructions are available in the contribution guide.