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FNM Update: Application Recognition Library #2472 and Service Life Data Pack #321 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 #2472.

The Service Life Data Pack has been updated to version #321.


What's new in this release

Changes to note:

  • 383 applications has been added with lifecycle dates.
  • Java evidence clean up has been done w.r.t non-Oracle publishers.
  • All the licensable unspecified edition of SQL Server components are now preceded by SQL Server (Unknown Component) application to resolve false recognition.
  • Adobe Creative Cloud licensing changes to demarcate authorized and unauthorized applications are now available in ARL. For more details please read:


Count of new applications added:

Publisher Number of Applications
LogMeIn 12
Honeywell 10
OpenText 7
Red Hat 7
Oracle 6
Dell EMC 6
Deswik Mining Consultants 6
Flexera 5
Intel 4
Ivanti 4
Other 41 Publishers 64
Total 131


Current Library Totals:

  • Number of applications in ARL: 291,020 across 17,493 publishers.
  • Number of evidence recognition rules: 993,775
    • Installer evidence rules: 655,729
    • File evidence rules: 336,403
    • WMI evidence rules: 1,284
    • Application suite evidence rules: 359
  • Number of commercial applications with service life dates: 32,901


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, December 2, 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, December 5, 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