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FlexNet Manager Platform / Suite – SKU, PURL & Bundle updates (Release #503)

RamyaJagadeesh
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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, May 30th 2022 in your time zone. 

What's new in this release?

  • 1747 new IBM SKUs have been released covering 208 distinct product families. There were 1295 are licensed SKUs and 1261 have been linked to its relevant PURL templates and 1199 have been linked to its appropriate applications.

 

  • New PURL templates have been created and existing templates have been verified to match 3,964 SKUs. These 3.9K SKUs are from Adobe, IBM, Microsoft and other tier2, tier3 vendors.

 

  • Three new IBM bundles have been published ‘IBM WebSphere Hybrid Edition 5.1’
  1. IBM Maximo Asset Management for Limited Use 7.6
  2. IBM Maximo Asset Management Express Use 7.6
  3. IBM Maximo Asset Management FCT 7.6

  • Refreshed 38 IBM bundles with respect to its applications and all ignored apps have now been replaced with its correct software titles in the bundle.

  • Refreshed the below listed 24 IBM product families covering 85 different bundles with respect to its SKUs, PURL, and applications. These bundles have been updated according to latest IBM vendor literature or LIDs.
    AIX Informix
    Application Performance Management V InfoSphere
    Business Monitor Integration Bus
    Cognos Business Intelligence Lotus ActiveInsight Team Edition 
    Content Manager Lotus Web Conferencing & Lotus Web Content Management 
    Control Desk Maximo Asset Management 
    Decision Server MQ Advanced 
    Digital Business Automation Enterprise  Predictive Maintenance and Quality
    FileNet Business Process Manager  Process Center Advanced
    FileNet Content Manager Process Server Advanced
    i2 Analysts Notebook Premium  Rational
    i2 Intelligence Analysis Platform  Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager

    2,729 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

IBM

1755

2

Adobe

209

3

Tableau

71

4

Informatica

49

5

Others

645

Total

 

2729

 

  • Library information are as follows:
    1. Total number of SKUs in the library is 2,163,762 across 1,357 publishers.
    2. Total number of PURL templates is 3,907 across 48 publishers.
    3. Total number of published Bundles is 4,478 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, June 24th 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, June 27th 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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