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Oracle Java: anything but a glamour dance!

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This article is related to Flexera FNMS August Newsletter

Oracle has decided in 2019 that any new Update of any Java versions… as well as any new “BPR” build, would require a license… either calculated on the Oracle Processor metric for servers or per user on desktops.
Impacts can be millions of dollars and the tracking of deployed versions is a nightmare… gloomy dance…

Flexera has heavily invested to support their customers in the Java storm:

Note that all content changes are communicated in the FlexNet Manager Content Blog

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Hi @nrousseau1 

This is an excellent 'Summary' of the various JAVA licensing blog/forum/KB in the community. So people won't get lost :).  

One of the KB article you refer ""

Somehow when I clicked it's now 'invalid' ....could you please help to check from Flexera where this KB moves to (by any chance KB team use a different URL now etc)

Thank you very much



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Thanks for noting that @Big_Kev. There was a stray "." at the end of the URL; I have fixed it.

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Thanks Kevin for the catch and Chris for the fix... and sorry for that!