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FlexNet Manager Platform / Suite – SKU, PURL & Bundle updates (Release #496)

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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 27th 2021 in your time zone. 

What's new in this release?

  • License type has been updated from User to Named User for 4036 Adobe SKUs covering 6 product families.

  • SKU manufacturer or publisher names have been updated to match the vendor’s legal branding & copyright and to sync the naming with other Content libraries.  Below are the details of the changes made:

 

Manufacturer Name - Before

Manufacturer Name - Now

1

Edraw

Edrawsoft

2

Embarcadero Technologies

EMBARCADERO

3

Fineprint

Fineprint Software

4

Fujitsu Siemens

FUJITSU

5

G-Data

G DATA CyberDefense

6

Gfi

GFI Software

7

Ghisler

Ghisler Software

8

IDM

IDM Computer Solutions

9

Ifu

ifu Hamburg

10

Information Requiremenets Clearinghouse

Information Requirements Clearinghouse

 

  • Eight new bundles have been published:
    1. IBM App Connect Enterprise 12.0
    2. IBM Content Manager OnDemand V10.5
    3. IBM Sterling B2B Integrator Enterprise Edition V6.1
    4. IBM Sterling B2B Integrator Standard Edition V6.1
    5. IBM SPSS Statistics Base 27.0
    6. IBM UrbanCode Deploy Server Agent 7.1
    7. Alteryx Enterprise Bundle
    8. Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Solutions

  • Four bundles have been updated with its applications and SKUs:
    1. VMware vCloud Suite 2018 Advanced
    2. VMware vCloud Suite 2018 Enterprise
    3. IBM FileNet Content Manager Authorized v5.5
    4. CorelDRAW Technical Suite

  • Product ratio according to IBM Licensing documents is 1 vCPU = 1 Core = 1 VPC = 70 PVUs and hence the below bundles have been updated from 70PVU/1VPC to 1VPC/1VPC.
    1. IBM Cloud Pak for Data Information Server V11.7
    2. IBM Cloud Pak for Data DataStage Enterprise Plus 11.7/IBM Cloud Pak for Data DataStage Enterprise Plus Non-Production 11.7
    3. IBM Cloud Pak for Data DataStage Enterprise 11.7/IBM Cloud Pak for Data DataStage Enterprise Non-Production 11.7
    4. IBM Cloud Pak for Data Cognos Analytics Bundle 11.1
    5. IBM Cloud Pak for Data Watson Studio Premium 3.5
    6. IBM Information Server Extension for IBM Cloud Pak for Data 11.7
  • Below mentioned quantity of SKUs are now mapped to its respective publisher’s PURL templates or license models:
    1. 2906 VMware SKUs
    2. 401 Oracle SKUs
    3. 302 IBM SKUs
  • 6627 new SKUs have been added. The following table provides an overview of the number of SKUs with respect to publisher:
 

Manufacturer

Newly added SKUs

1

Kaspersky

1171

2

Bitdefender

1329

3

Sonicwall

557

4

IBM

432

5

Others

3138

Total

 

6627

 

  • Library information are as follows,
    1. Total number of SKUs in the library is 21,44,72 across 937 publishers.
    2. Total number of PURL templates is 3,697 across 44 publishers.
    3. Total number of published Bundles is 4,469 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, Jan 28th 2022.  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, Jan 31st 2022 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,
Team Content

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