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FlexNet Manager Platform / Suite – SKU, PURL & Bundle updates (Release #507)

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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, July 25th 2022 in your time zone. 

What's new in this release?

  • SKUs without applications for Oracle, VMWare and HPE have been revisited. This release publishes 7,406 new mappings. Below are the details

Publishers

# of SKUs mapped in this release

Oracle

510

VMWare

4,421

HPE

2,475

TOTAL

7,406

 

  • SKUs without PURL templates have been refreshed and 6,549 SKUs are now linked to its license templates. Details on number of SKUs covered across each publisher is here:

Publishers

# of SKUs mapped in this release

Adobe

59

IBM

92

Microsoft

94

VMware

2,408

Others

3,896

TOTAL

6,549

 

  • Refreshed ‘Adobe Creative Cloud’ bundle to match its vendor literature and mapped few new SKUs to the bundle.
  • Refreshed and published the below three bundles which were not published before due to lack of required applications.
  1. IBM Db2 Advanced Edition VPC Option 11.5
  2. IBM Db2 Standard Edition VPC Option 11.5
  3. VMware vCloud Suite 2019 Advanced
  • Refreshed 53 bundles from below listed 28 product families. These bundles are made them consistent with latest IBM/HCL documentation, along with latest available SKUs and applications mapping.
1 HCL Technologies BigFix Compliance, Inventory, Lifecycle 15 IBM Tivoli Key Lifecycle Manager for Storage
2 IBM Rational Software Architect 16 IBM Tivoli Monitoring
3 IBM Security Access Manager  17 IBM Tivoli Netcool Configuration & Performance Manager Base
4 IBM Security Identity Governance Complianc 18 IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus Base Install
5 IBM Security Identity Manager and Role Management 19 IBM Tivoli Network & Provisioning Manager
6 IBM Security Identity Manager Application & Host 20 IBM Tivoli Security Information and Event Manager
7 IBM Security Privileged Identity Manager 21 IBM Tivoli Service Manager Quick Install
8 IBM Smart Analytics System 7600 Business Intelligence User 22 IBM TRIRIGA Application Builder & Platform 
9 IBM SPSS Modeler Gold 23 IBM TRIRIGA Connector for Business Applications
10 IBM Tivoli Access Manager for e-business 24 IBM TRIRIGA Workplace Performance Management Operations
11 IBM Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager 25 IBM WebSphere Application Server 
12 IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for SOA Platform 26 IBM WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment
13 IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager Business Gateway 27 IBM WebSphere Business Modeler Publishing Edition
14 IBM Tivoli Identity Manager 28 IBM WebSphere Development Studio Client for iSeries

 

  • Two new IBM bundles have been published
  1. IBM Cognos Analytics for Non-Production Environment 11.2
  2. IBM InfoSphere Optim Test Data Management Solution v11.7
  • 1,019 new SKUs have been added. The following table provides an overview of the number of SKUs with respect to publisher: 

Manufacturer

Newly added SKUs

Autodesk

335

TechSmith

211

Corel

128

Adobe

72

Others

273

Total

1019

 

  • Library information are as follows:
    1. Total number of SKUs in the library is 2,179,195 across 1,384 publishers.
    2. Total number of PURL templates is 3,982 across 48 publishers.
    3. Total number of published Bundles is 4,487 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, August 26th 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, August 29th 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.

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