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The Application Recognition Library (ARL), as used by FlexNet Manager, has been updated. The updated version for the ARL is #2461.

The Service Life Data Pack has been updated to version #310.


What's new in this release

 Changes to note:

  • 96 applications have been added with lifecycle dates.
  • Below products have been renamed according to IBM literature:
    • IBM MQ Idle Standby to IBM MQ High Availability Replica.
    • IBM MQ Advanced Message Security Idle Standby to IBM MQ Advanced Message Security High Availability Replica.
    • IBM MQ Advanced Idle Standby to IBM MQ Advanced High Availability Replica.
  • Muse product from Adobe has been now classified as commercial.
  • Below publishers have been updated to their current acquirer:

Old Publisher

Current Publisher


Broadridge Financial Solutions



ARGUS Document Management System

Cecurity ARGUS

Avanguest Software


Colonial Mutual Life Assurance

Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Data Fellows


Datalog Technology


DataMark Technologies


Dave Levinson

Fieldston Software

Dawning Technologies

Data Innovations

Epic Data



NXP Semiconductors



Gambro Lundia


Newgen Software

Newgen Software Technologies


Perforce Software


Jonas Software



Count of new applications added:

Publishers Number of Applications
Citrix Systems 54
IBM 40
Microsoft 34
Oracle 16
March Networks 9
Check Point Software Technologies 8
Intel 6
Red Hat 6
Verint 6
Tricentis 5
Others 109
Total 293


Current Library Totals:

  • Number of applications in ARL: 289,429 across 17,448 publishers.
  • Number of evidence recognition rules: 986,465
    • Installer evidence rules: 649,675
    • File evidence rules: 335,160
    • WMI evidence rules: 1,271
    • Application suite evidence rules: 359
  • Number of commercial applications with service life dates: 32,804


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, October 07, 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 Friday, October 11, 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