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The Application Recognition Library (ARL), as used by FlexNet Manager, has been updated. The updated version for the ARL is #2514.

The Service Life Data Pack available version is #357.


What's new in this release

Changes to note:

  • Over 15 Tier 2 and Tier 3 publisher names have been updated according to the latest vendor literature.
  • FNMS 2020 R1 release related applications have been added to the library.


Count of new applications added:

Publisher Number of Applications
IBM 261
CentOS 130
Intel 80
Autodesk 55
Amazon 42
Apple 40
Verint 27
Muthén & Muthén 16
Fedora Project 15
SDL 14
Other 93 publisher 256
Total 936


Current Library Totals:

  • Number of applications in ARL: 302,305 across 17,954 publishers.
  • Number of evidence recognition rules: 1,033,964
    • Installer evidence rules: 678,475
    • File evidence rules: 353,835
    • WMI evidence rules: 1,294
    • Application suite evidence rules: 360
    • Number of commercial applications with service life dates: 53,310


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, May 18, 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, May 21, 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