FlexNet Manager Platform / Suite – SKU, PURL & Bundle updates (Release #490)

RamyaJagadeesh
Flexera
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The SKU, Product Use Rights Libraries (PURL) and Bundles libraries, used by FlexNet Manager Suite, have been updated. For on premise customers the SKU/PURL/Bundles libraries have been published and are now available. 

Customers of FlexNet Manager Suite Cloud will have this update applied by the Recognition Data Import task and be available on Monday, Aug 30th 2021 in your time zone. 

What's new in this release

  • Changes to note:
    • Three new bundles have been to library which are listed below:
      • Tableau Viewer - hosted with Tableau Online
      • IBM Rational Performance Tester 10.1
      • Tableau Viewer - hosted with Tableau Server
    • ‘Autodesk Architecture, Engineering and Construction Collection’ bundle was updated to have latest version applications mapped to it.
    • ‘IBM Cloud Pak for Data DataStage 11.7’ and ‘IBM Cloud Pak for Data DataStage for Non-Production 11.7’ bundle has been updated to have correct ARL applications and remove incorrect ones.
    • 4,296 SKUs have been mapped to PURL templates.
    • Eight new templates have been to PUR library.
    • ‘Grapecity’ is the new publisher added to PURL.
  • 1,232 SKUs from 89 different IBM product families have been updated for its ‘License Type’ as ‘IBM VPC’. 
  • 566 Flexera SKUs have been added in this release.
  • 15 SKUs have been created and released from Flexera for Oracle JD Edwards. 
  • 3,605 new SKUs have been added. The following table provides an overview of the number of SKUs with respect to publisher: 

S No

Manufacturer

Newly added SKUs

1

Microsoft

1597

2

SAP

762

3

Flexera

566

4

Cisco

193

5

Others

487

Total

 

3,605

 

  • Library information are as follows,
    1. Total number of SKUs in the library is 2,115,891 across 876 publishers.
    2. Total number of PURL templates is 3,629 across 44 publishers.
    3. Total number of published Bundles is 4,440 across 20 publishers.

How can I verify that my SKU Library has been updated? 

You can inspect the changed data in the SKU Library with the SKU Library Update Report. If you do not already have a copy of this report installed, you can obtain the latest version of the report (and installation instructions) from Flexera Software knowledge base article M100955 available from the Flexera Software Knowledge Center at  https://community.flexera.com/t5/FlexNet-Manager-Knowledge-Base/SKU-Library-Update-Report/ta-p/5900

Please note to access the link it ‘Requires login to the Flexera Customer Community’.

How do I report issues with SKU Library updates? 

Should you have any issues related to SKU/PURL processing with FlexNet Manager Suite, please send an email to your regular Flexera Software Support address:

 

The regular schedule for SKU/PURL updates 

We expect the next update to the PURL & SKU Library to be available on Friday, Sep 24th 2021.  The libraries are available as soon as published and are updated daily via the Recognition Data Import task,

or as otherwise reflected in your local configuration. Customers of FlexNet Manager Suite Cloud will have this update applied by Monday, Aug 30th 2021 in your time zone.

 

Downloading the SKU/PURL Libraries Manually 

The ARL and SKU/PURL library updates can be downloaded from the Flexera Product and Licensing Center (PLC 2.0). 

Instructions for downloading the libraries can be located in the following KB article: https://community.flexera.com/t5/FlexNet-Manager-Knowledge-Base/Manual-PURL-SKU-Download-amp-Importe...

Monthly updates are our minimum commitment. We may also provide additional updates from time to time based on customer demand. We will continue to send email alerts to announce each update.

Regards,
Team Content