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FlexNet Manager Platform / Suite – SKU, PURL & Bundle updates (Release #513)

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, Oct 24th 2022 in your time zone. 

What's new in this release?

  • 9,809 new SKUs have been added. The following table provides an overview of the number of SKUs with respect to publisher: 

Manufacturer

Newly added SKUs

Trend Micro

2,999

Bitdefender

2,443

VMware

1,544

Adobe

1,472

Others

1,351

Total

9,809

 

  • 244 SKUs are now mapped to its respective applications. 

  • SKUs without applications for IBM has been revisited. This release publishes 112 new mappings. 

  • SKUs without PURL templates have been refreshed and 4,200 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

IBM

958

Microsoft

927

HPE

722

VMware

535

Others

1,058

TOTAL

4,200

 

  • Refreshed 24 bundles listed below. These bundles are made consistent with latest IBM documentation, along with latest available SKUs and applications mapping.

1

IBM Datacap Mobile Employee v9.0

13

IBM InfoSphere Warehouse 10.1 Advanced Enterprise Edition

2

IBM Db2 Advanced Enterprise Server Edition 11.5

14

IBM MQ V9.1

3

IBM Db2 Advanced Workgroup Server Edition 11.5

15

IBM Rational Purify for Windows 7.0

4

IBM DB2 Content Manager Enterprise Edition V8.4

16

IBM Security QRadar Risk Manager 7.2

5

IBM DB2 Data Warehouse Enterprise Edition V9.1

17

IBM Sterling B2B Integrator Integration Addon for File Gateway Standard V5.2

6

IBM DB2 Enterprise Server Edition 11.5

18

IBM Sterling Connect:Direct Premium for Non-Production Environment V5.2

7

IBM DB2 Records Manager V4.1

19

IBM Sterling Secure Proxy for Non-Production Environment V3.4

8

IBM Host Access Client Package for iSeries, Version 6.0

20

IBM Tivoli Change and Configuration Management Database (PPA) V7.2

9

IBM Informix Dynamic Server Enterprise Edition Unlimited Users V11.50

21

IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager

10

IBM Informix Ultimate Edition V11.70

22

IBM Tivoli Identity and Access Assurance 1.1

11

IBM InfoSphere Global Name Analytics V4.1

23

IBM Tivoli Monitoring for Virtual Environments, V7.2

12

IBM InfoSphere Information Services Director v11.5

24

IBM Tivoli Monitoring for Virtual Servers V6.2

 

  • A new bundle for ‘IBM Integration Designer Version 21.0’ has been released with few missing applications.

  • Updated five bundles by adding few missing applications –
    • IBM Db2 Advanced Edition VPC Option 11.5
    • Microsoft Project Online Professional
    • Microsoft Visio Pro for Office 365
    • Microsoft Office 365 (Plan E1)
    • Microsoft Office 365 (Plan E3)

  • Three new Oracle Processor Core Factor rules have been added according to vendor literature.
    • z16 with 1.0 points
    • POWER10 with 1.0 points
    • Intel Xeon E21XX, E-21XXG, E-22XX, E-22XXG, E-23XX, E-23XXG with 0.5 points
  • Added 8 rules Red Hat points rules for RHEL for Virtual Datacenters
    • On-Prem 2 socket servers with 1 point
    • On-Prem 3 socket servers with 1.333333 points
    • On-prem 4 socket servers with 1 point
    • On-prem 5 socket servers with 1.2 points
    • On-prem 6 socket servers with 1 point
    • On-prem 7 socket servers with 1.14285 points
    • On-prem 8 socket servers with 1 point
    • On-prem single socket servers with 2 points
  • Library information are as follows:
    • Total number of SKUs in the library is 19,98,010 across 1,401 publishers.
    • Total number of PURL templates is 5,180 across 49 publishers.
    • Total number of published Bundles is 4,494 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, November 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, November 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,
Team Content