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FlexNet Manager Platform / Suite – SKU, PURL & Bundle updates (Release #508)

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, Aug 29th 2022 in your time zone. 

What's new in this release?

  • Refreshed ‘Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan’ bundle with new SKUs & latest versioned applications and is now in sync with Adobe license literature.

  • Refreshed and published the below two bundles which were not published before due to lack of required applications.
  1. IBM InfoSphere Information Services Director for Non-Production v11.7
  2. IBM InfoSphere Information Services Director v11.7
  • Cleared 71 ignored applications from bundles and replaced them with an active application.

  • Refreshed 58 bundles from below listed 40 product families. These bundles are made consistent with latest IBM/HCL documentation, along with latest available SKUs and applications mapping.

1

HCL Technologies Campaign Limited Use

21

IBM QRadar Vuln Mgr CAP INC

2

HCL Technologies Connections

22

IBM Rational AppScan Source Edition & ClearCase Change Management

3

HCL Technologies Domino Messaging client access

23

IBM Rational Developer for Power Systems Software

4

HCL Technologies Interact

24

IBM Tivoli OMNIbus and Network Manager Base Install

5

HCL Technologies Lotus Forms & Lotus Quickr

25

IBM Tivoli Remote Control & Storage Productivity Center Select

6

HCL Technologies Rational AppScan Source Edition for Remediation

26

IBM Tivoli Security Information and Event Manager Install

7

HCL Technologies SmartCloud Virtual Storage Center

27

IBM Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms

8

HCL Technologies Unica Marketing Operations

28

IBM Tool Pack for WebSphere Business Services Fabric

9

HCL Technologies WebSphere Portal Server

29

IBM TRIRIGA Application Builder & Platform

10

IBM App Connect Enterprise

30

IBM TRIRIGA Connector for Business Applications

11

IBM Application Discovery and Delivery Intelligence

31

IBM WebSphere Application Server

12

IBM Cognos Advanced Planner

32

IBM WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment

13

IBM Cúram Business Intelligence, Analytics & Child Welfare

33

IBM WebSphere DataPower Integration Appliance XI52 Virtual Edition

14

IBM InfoSphere Optim Test Data Management Workgroup Edition Non-Relational Connectors

34

IBM WebSphere Decision Server

15

IBM InfoSphere Streams

35

IBM WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition Business Server

16

IBM Intelligent Building Management & Operations Center

36

IBM WebSphere Event Broker & Extended Deployment

17

IBM MobileFirst Platform Quality Assurance

37

IBM WebSphere Hybrid Edition

18

IBM OpenPages GRC Platform Administrator

38

IBM Workload Automation & Scheduler

19

IBM Optim Data Growth Solution

39

SS&C Algo One ECAP/Solvency II Capital Workflow Manager

20

IBM Optim Test Data Management Solution

40

IBM WebSphere Replication Server

 

  • A new IBM bundle ‘Rational ClearQuest and ClearQuest Multisite 9.0’ has been published.

  • 2,179 new SKUs have been added. The following table provides an overview of the number of SKUs with respect to publisher: 

Manufacturer

Newly added SKUs

Arcserve

1,257

Aspose

161

Abbyy

140

Slickedit

112

Others

509

Total

2,179

 

  • 1,161 SKUs are now mapped to its respective applications. 

  • SKUs without applications for Oracle and Symantec (includes Veritas, Broadcom, NortonLifeLock etc) have been revisited. This release publishes 3,122 new mappings of which 38 are for Oracle and 3084 for Symantec. 
  • SKUs without PURL templates have been refreshed and 1,320 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

HPE

793

Oracle

209

IBM

195

Microsoft

107

Others

16

TOTAL

1,320

 

  • Library information are as follows:
    1. Total number of SKUs in the library is 2,181,374 across 1,388 publishers.
    2. Total number of PURL templates is 4,018 across 49 publishers.
    3. Total number of published Bundles is 4,489 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, September 23rd 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, September 26th 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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