FlexNet Embedded Release Change Log

FlexNet Embedded Release Change Log

This article documents the FlexNet Embedded release highlights introduced each year, starting from 2020 R3 (2020.07) to present:

2021.03: CLS + LLS

Licensing Server

  • New streaming interface /clients and /features endpoints to query large client tables, hence improving the performance
  • Resolved VMUUID detection issue on Google Compute Cloud (Windows only) for LLS
  • The REST API /clients endpoint now returns the served clients when the borrow interval was set to 0s on both CLS and LLS
  • Resolved time zone conversion issue for feature expiry on both CLS and LLS
  • The issue with borrow granularity unit is now fixed
2021.02: CLS + LLS

Licensing Server

  • Support for JSON-format Logging on the Local License Server (LLS)
  • Integration of LLS Logging with External Systems like Graylog, Elastic Stack
  • Fixed the synchronization issue in failover scenario
  • Improved performance for querying “/clients” endpoint for both LLS and CLS
  • Fixed the trailing slash in JAVA_HOME system environment variable in LLS
  • Correct version of OpenSSL reported in the LLS
  • A number of third-party software modules used in the FlexNet License Server Manager have been upgraded.

2021.01: CLS + LLS

Licensing Server

  • New activeOnly query parameter has been introduced for “/features” endpoint for both CLS and LLS
  • Return of counts for multiple activation IDs with identical expiry date issue has been fixed on CLS
  • Resolved client expiry issues on CLS
  • Support for PKCS #12 keystores in LLS
  • Resolved VM_UUID detection issue on Google Compute Cloud for LLS
  • Resolved MAC address issue related to hostid case sensitivity.
2020 R3 SP3(2020.12): CLS + LLS + Client Kits

Licensing Server

  • License activation using REST API and .NET on both LLS and CLS
  • Usage reports could show duplicate rows with a feature count value of zero for every checked in feature is fixed on CLS
  • Enhanced the model definition upload using the /rules API for long list of hostids—containing 10,000 hostids on both LLS and CLS
  • Used feature counts correctly returned to license pool after effective borrow interval expired
  • Updated open source third party components and dependencies have been removed
  • Resolved flexnetlsadmin to CLS communication issue
  • Fixed the issue that caused error while running local license server(LLS) in console mode

Client Kits

  • Improved Cloud Platform detection which fixes the that occasionally detect and return an incorrect hostid value for VM_UUID
  • Resolved VM_UUID detection issue on Google Compute Cloud
  • Releasing of system resource

2020 R3 SP2(2020.10): CLS + LLS + Client Kits

Licensing Server

  • Springfox-Swagger has been upgraded to version 2.9.2 in both LLS and CLS. This upgrade addresses potential security issues.
  • Spring Boot has been upgraded to version 2.1.2 in both LLS and CLS to address potential security issues.
  • Enhanced Logging Functionality on the Local License Server. A new logging style configuration parameter has been introduced for the LLS, to configure timestamp behaviour.
  • Resolved below FlexNet License Server Administrator Issues
    • “-reset” command resets the security.enabled policy back to its original default value set by the producer.
    • “-licenses” command now returns correct feature count
    • “-licenses -verbose” command now returns correct value for available counts
  • A number of third-party software modules used in the FlexNet License Server Manager have been upgraded

Client Kits

  • Fix for potential memory leak (Linux XT only)
2020 R3 SP1 Hotfix(2020.07.1): CLS only

Licensing Server

  • Feature counts are now consumed from correct activation id. For metered features, counts could be consumed from an incorrect activation ID. This issue was due to a change in the sequence of returning used counts.
  • Resolved Client Expiry Timer issue
  • Fixed incorrect expiry date
2020 R3(2020.07): CLS + LLS + Client Kits

Licensing Server

  • Feature Partitions
  • The maxCount field now indicates how many counts of a feature are available,
  • regardless of how many counts have been requested.
  • The active hostid set using FlexNet License Server Manager or using the REST APIs now persists in the database. It is no longer necessary to reset it after a server reboot
  • Improved FlexNet License Server Administrator Output
  • Resolved REST API pagination issue
  • CLS performance improvement
  • Resolved server borrow interval issue
  • Updated open source component Jackson Databind in FlexNet License Server Manager
  • In the FlexNet License Server Manager user interface added new Start Date column and New Device Alias column

Client Kits

  • Identical Correlation ID generation issue has been addressed (C XT SDKs only)
  • Resolved issue related to connecting to server via proxy (C XT SDKs on macOS
  • only).
  • Resolved issues with redirected URLs (.NET XT SDKs only).
  • Amazon AWS EC2 detection no longer causes XT client crashes (XT SDKs only)
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