The following is required for sharing the hardware key or dongle over the network.
A USB type dongle must be used. This includes the D5370-USB (for RPS) and D5371-USB (for RPS-Lite). LPT (printer port) type dongles will not share over the network.
The computer hosting the dongle must be powered on.
The computer hosting the dongle must have the Sentinel Protection Server service running. This service is installed with RPS.
The driver can also be installed separately from RPS by downloading the driver software from the Safenet Support Portal - Knowledge Base: https://supportportal.gemalto.com. (Select Download Center).
The computer hosting the dongle must not block incoming traffic on network socket 255.255.255.255:6001.
The computer hosting the dongle and the computer trying to access the dongle must both be within the same subnet on the network.
More information can be found in the Sentinel Protection Installer ReadMe.pdf file. This document installs on the computer automatically with RPS. Its default location is C:\Program Files (x86)\SafeNet Sentinel\Sentinel Protection Installer.