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The Application Recognition Library (ARL), as used by FlexNet Manager, has been updated. The updated version for the ARL is #2456.

The Service Life Data Pack has been updated to version #305.


What's new in this release

 Changes to note:

  • Nine applications have been added with lifecycle dates.
  • Have set precedence rules for SQL Server Management Studio 17.x applications.
  • It includes updates to Oracle LMS scripts for below points:
    • Oracle SOA Management Pack recognition.
    • Oracle LMS 19.1 verification support.
    • Detect Oracle Data Pump usage to mark Oracle Advanced Security option as used.
  • Below publishers have been updated to their current acquirer:

Old Publisher

 New Publisher






New Boundary Technologies


FARO Technologies

Medical Measurement Systems

Laborie Medical Technologies

Eracom Technologies



Phoenix Contact



George Group


GIW Industries





Verint Systems


Count of new applications added:

Publishers Number of Applications
IBM 75
Microsoft 19
OpenText 14
Schneider Electric 14
Citrix Systems 12
Eliis 9
Red Software 9
Cegal 7
Okta 6
Cisco Systems 5
52 other 75
Total  245


Current Library Totals:

  • Number of applications in ARL: 288,546 across 17,448 publishers.
  • Number of evidence recognition rules: 984,082
    • Installer evidence rules: 647,522
    • File evidence rules: 334,932
    • WMI evidence rules: 1,270
    • Application suite evidence rules: 358
  • Number of commercial applications with service life dates: 32,647


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 23, 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 26, 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