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FNM Update: Application Recognition Library #2508 and Service Life Data Pack #357 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 #2508.

The Service Life Data Pack has been updated to version #357.


What's new in this release

Changes to note:

  • SQL Server Management Studio 17.x and 18.x version applications have been clubbed into 17 and 18 versions respectively.
  • SQL Server Management Studio 17 and 18 version applications have been classified as 'Freeware'


Count of new applications added:

Publisher Number of Applications
Oracle 82
Cisco Systems 60
Aspen Technology 36
IBM 23
Intel 17
Freedom Scientific 14
OpenText 14
Hewlett-Packard 13
Elasticsearch 8
Lectra 8
Other 54 Publishers 97
Total 372


Current Library Totals:

  • Number of applications in ARL: 298,699 across 17,905 publishers.
  • Number of evidence recognition rules: 1,021,461
    • Installer evidence rules: 669,755
    • File evidence rules: 350,052
    • WMI evidence rules: 1,294
    • Application suite evidence rules: 360
    • Number of commercial applications with service life dates: 53,311


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, April 13, 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, April 16, 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