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The Application Recognition Library (ARL), as used by FlexNet Manager, has been updated. The updated version for the ARL is #2511.

The Service Life Data Pack available version is #357.


What's new in this release

Changes to note:

  • Over 20 Tier 3 publisher names have been updated according to the latest vendor literature.
  • LMS scripts have been updated for below points
    • Adds proper version control for Oracle Database Diagnostics Pack.
    • Enhances Advanced Compression recognition by Datapump (Export).
    • Enhances Oracle Database version detection for versions 18 and above.
  • FNMS 2019 R2.3 product release related applications have been added to the library


Count of new applications added:

Publisher Number of Applications
Red Hat 188
Quest Software 65
Oracle 58
Symantec 54
IBM 51
Microsoft 47
P2 Energy Solutions 39
Citrix Systems 39
JetBrains 22
BMC Software 17
Other 52 publishers 226
Total 806


Current Library Totals:

  • Number of applications in ARL: 300,255 across 17,934 publishers.
  • Number of evidence recognition rules: 1,026,637
    • Installer evidence rules: 674,709
    • File evidence rules: 350,274
    • 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 27, 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 30, 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