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The Application Recognition Library (ARL), as used by FlexNet Manager, has been updated. The updated version for the ARL is #2452.

The Service Life Data Pack has been updated to version #301.


What's new in this release

 Changes to note:

  • 64 applications have been added with lifecycle dates.
  • Flexera AdminStudio 2019 R2 application has been added.
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise StormRunner Agent and StormRunner Git Agent applications have been updated to their current acquirer Micro Focus
  • IBM Cognos Express Reporter User and IBM FileNet Business Process Manager have been re-branded to IBM Cognos Express Business Intelligence User and IBM Case Foundation respectively.


Count of new applications added:

Publishers Number of Applications
IBM 41
IRESS Market Technology 15
Micro Focus 14
Microsoft 11
Autodesk 9
Cisco Systems 6
Clearcove 5
Kielikone Oy 5
IHS Markit 3
Oracle 3
Other 41 Publishers 55
Total 167


Current Library Totals:

  • Number of applications in ARL: 288,116 across 17,442 publishers.
  • Number of evidence recognition rules: 982,859
    • Installer evidence rules: 646,482
    • File evidence rules: 334,750
    • WMI evidence rules: 1,269
    • Application suite evidence rules: 358
  • Number of commercial applications with service life dates: 32,515


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, September 09, 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, September 12, 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