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FlexNet Manager Platform / Suite – SKU, PURL & Bundle updates (Release #499)

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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, Jan 31st 2021 in your time zone. 

What's new in this release?

  • License type has been updated from User to Named User for 8833 Adobe SKUs covering 80 product families.

  • New bundle published for ‘IBM Host Access Client Package for Multiplatforms 14.0’

  • Updated secondary applications for the bundles ‘IBM Host Access Client Package for Multiplatforms 12.0’ and ‘IBM Host Access Client Package for Multiplatforms 13.0’

  • Below mentioned non-commercial applications have been removed from all Java SE bundles:
    1. JavaFX SDK 2,
    2. JavaFX Runtime 2.2,
    3. Java Mission Control 7
  • SKU-ARL and Bundle-ARL mappings have been made consistent for all 7 Adobe bundles.

  • Added ‘Planning Analytics Local 2.0’ application as primary to the bundles ‘IBM Cognos Analytic Server 10.2’ and ‘IBM Planning Analytics Local TM1 Server 2.0’

  • Cleared 15 ignored applications linked to IBM bundles and mapped the active applications.

  • 5516 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

Sophos

1171

2

Microsoft

1054

3

ACD Systems

510

4

Adobe

408

5

Others

2373

Total

 

5516

 

  • Library information are as follows,
    1. Total number of SKUs in the library is 21,49,688 across 1061 publishers.
    2. Total number of PURL templates is 3,773 across 44 publishers.
    3. Total number of published Bundles is 4,470 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, Feb 25th 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, Feb 28th 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,
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