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Sonatype Lifecycle


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IQ Server is Sonatype's policy engine powered by precise intelligence on open-source components. It provides a number of tools to improve component usage in your software supply chain, allowing you to automate your processes and achieve accelerated speed to delivery while also increasing product quality.


Sonatype IQ Server powers our Repository Firewall, Lifecycle, and Auditor solutions. See Licensing and Features to learn more about our products and solutions.


Sonatype Lifecycle is a solution that lets you identify open-source risks in your applications, allowing you to secure your entire software supply chain. With Sonatype Lifecycle, you can create custom security, license, and architectural policies based on application type or organization and contextually enforce those policies across every stage of the SDLC.

Where do I Start?

If you're a new Sonatype Lifecycle user, check out our Getting Started page.

What's New?

To see the latest changes and updates to the Sonatype IQ Server, see the Release Notes.


Our documentation is written to match the latest available release of Sonatype Lifecycle (powered by Sonatype IQ Server) and any associated Sonatype Platform integrations.

To download the latest version, see Download and Compatibility.

Need Help?

If you need any further assistance, contact the support team with your questions.