FlexNet Manager Platform / Suite – SKU, PURL & Bundle updates (Release #495)

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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, Dec 06th 2021 in your time zone. 

What's new in this release

  • Symantec products acquired by Broadcom and NortonLifelock have been identified and its SKU, PURL, Bundles have been updated to its current manufacturer.
  • Microsoft Office365 products have been updated according to its newly named products, versions and editions.

  • 14 IBM Bundles had RedHat applications added. These have now been removed as RedHat products are separately licensed. List of Bundles below:
  1. IBM Cloud Pak for Data Standard Edition 3.0
  2. IBM Cloud Pak for Data Enterprise Edition 3.5/IBM Cloud Pak for Data Enterprise Edition for Non-Production 3.5
  3. IBM Information Server Extension for IBM Cloud Pak for Data 11.7
  4. IBM Cloud Pak for Data Master Data Management v11.6
  5. IBM Cloud Pak for Data Information Server V11.7
  6. IBM Cloud Pak for Automation 20.0 SR1
  7. IBM Cloud Pak for Data DataStage Enterprise Plus 11.7
  8. IBM Cloud Pak for Data DataStage Enterprise 11.7
  9. IBM Cloud Pak for Data Cognos Analytics Bundle 11.1
  10. IBM Cloud Pak for Data Watson Studio Premium 3.5
  11. IBM Cloud Pak for Data Watson Discovery Content Intelligence Install 2.1
  12. IBM Cloud Pak for Data Watson Discovery Additional Capacity 2.1
  13. IBM Cloud Pak for Data Watson Discovery Base 2.1
  14. IBM Cloud Pak for Data Db2
  • 3 IBM bundles have been updated with their secondary applications:
  1. IBM Cognos Controller Standard Edition 10.4
  2. IBM Cognos Controller Standard Edition 10.4 Non-Production
  3. IBM Cognos Controller Administrator 10.4
  • 'Microsoft Office 365 (Plan E3)' and 'Microsoft Office 365 Enterprise E5' bundles have been updated with few applications.

  • 22 ignored applications were linked to bundles and it is now been replaced with correct applications.

  • Microsoft SCCM SKUs are now linked to both System Center and Endpoint Configuration Manager client.

  • 956 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

Oracle

267

2

IBM

189

3

Cisco

26

4

Sas Institute

24

5

Others

450

Total

 

956

 

  • Library information are as follows,
    1. Total number of SKUs in the library is 2,137,545 across 906 publishers.
    2. Total number of PURL templates is 3,662 across 44 publishers.
    3. Total number of published Bundles is 4,463 across 21 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, Dec 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, Dec 27th 2021 in your time zone.

 

Downloading the SKU/PURL Libraries Manually 

The 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,
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