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FNM Update: Application Recognition Library #2430 and Service Life Data Pack #279 are available

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The Application Recognition Library (ARL), as used by FlexNet Manager, has been updated. The updated version for the ARL is #2430.

The Service Life Data Pack has been updated to version #279.


What's new in this release

 Changes to note:

  • 32 commercial applications have been added with lifecycle dates.

Count of new applications added:

Publisher Number of Applications
Red Hat 109
Oracle 58
Vector Informatik 42
Mendix 38
Siemens 19
Dassault Systemes 14
McAfee 8
Citrix Systems 6
TriSun Software 6
Other 29 Publishers 56
Total 361


Current Library Totals:

  • Number of applications in ARL: 283,885 across 17,391 publishers.
  • Number of evidence recognition rules: 970,129
    • Installer evidence rules: 634,645
    • File evidence rules: 333,852
    • WMI evidence rules: 1,274
    • Application suite evidence rules: 358
  • Number of commercial applications with service life dates: 32,202


Details of changes in the ARL

You can inspect changes made in this ARL release as per the following links:


Updating library data

FlexNet Manager Cloud: These updates are expected to be installed prior to Monday, June 24, 2019.

FlexNet Manager On-premises: This library release will be applied to your FlexNet Manager according to schedule settings and processes configured for your instance. If your environment requires to you manually download and update library data, see the following article for guidance: Downloading the FlexNet Manager Suite Content libraries manually.

You can inspect the versions of currently installed libraries using the system Menu > System Health > System Health Dashboard menu option in FlexNet Manager.

Upcoming ARL and Service Life Data Pack updates: We nominally expect the next ARL and Service Life Data Pack updates to be published on or around Thursday, June 27, 2019.


Reporting issues with ARL and SLDP updates

Should you have any issues related to FlexNet Manager library data, please submit a case by logging in to the Flexera Community and then select the Get Support > Open new case menu option.

We are interested in feedback on these announcements. If you have any questions or suggestions for improvements, please comment below.

We trust that you will find this update helpful and look forward to continually improving your application recognition results.


Flexera Content Team

Occasional contributor


How do we continue to receive email alerts/ updates for these ARL/ SKU updates, versus reviewing in the community? Thank you. 


Hi @sohbinong

You can subscribe to the FlexNet Manager Blog to receive email notifications about ARL/SKU library updates and other product announcements. 

You can find more information about how to subscribe in the Getting Started guide, linked below.