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The Application Recognition Library (ARL), as used by FlexNet Manager, has been updated. The updated version for the ARL is #2490.

The Service Life Data Pack has been updated to version #339.


What's new in this release

Changes to note:

  • 415 commercial applications have been added with lifecycle dates.
  • Microsoft Dynamics NAV product has been updated to Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central. 


Count of new applications added:

Publishers Number of Applications
Microsoft 70
IBM 14
Citrix Systems 12
Oracle 12
Navman Wireless 11
Itasca Consulting Group 10
Imdex 9
Druide informatique 8
Ableton 8
Trimble 8
Other 127 Publishers 207
Total 369


Current Library Totals:

  • Number of applications in ARL: 294,539 across 17,723 publishers.
  • Number of evidence recognition rules: 1,002,973
    • Installer evidence rules: 663,608
    • File evidence rules: 337,715
    • WMI evidence rules: 1,291
    • Application suite evidence rules: 359
  • Number of commercial applications with service life dates: 53,136


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, February 10, 2020.

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, February 13, 2020.


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