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The Application Recognition Library (ARL), as used by FlexNet Manager, has been updated. The updated version for the ARL is #2468.

The Service Life Data Pack has been updated to version #317.


What's new in this release

Changes to note:

  • 53 applications have been added with lifecycle dates.
  • As part of SQL Server, We removed 'SQL Server Data Quality Service' application from precedence and added as suite member to SQL server Enterprise, Developer and Business Intelligence Editions of 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2017 versions respectively.

    And also added precedence for SQL Server Standard edition of 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2017 applications.

Count of new applications added:

Publishers Number of Applications
Netop 11
Adobe 5
Quest Software 5
Oracle 4
OSIsoft 4
Wenco International Mining Systems 3
Citrix Systems 3
Microsoft 3
Other 68 Publishers 79
Total 130


Current Library Totals:

  • Number of applications in ARL: 290,607 across 17,481 publishers.
  • Number of evidence recognition rules: 991,488
    • Installer evidence rules: 654,278
    • File evidence rules: 335,576
    • WMI evidence rules: 1,275
    • Application suite evidence rules: 359
  • Number of commercial applications with service life dates: 32,879


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, November 18, 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, November 21, 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