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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, Feb 27th 2023 in your time zone.

What's new in this release?

  • 624 new SKUs have been added to the SKU library. The following table provides an overview of the number of SKUs with respect to publisher:


Newly added SKUs














  • 231 SKUs are mapped to its respective applications.

  • Two Microsoft cloud/online product’s SKU mapping with their respective applications have been refreshed.
    • 766 SKUs are linked to Dynamics Online for 365.
    • 1010 SKUs are linked to Outlook Online for 365.
  • SKUs missing PURL templates have been worked upon and 4,486 SKUs are linked to its license templates. Details on number of SKUs covered across each publisher:


# of SKUs mapped in this release












  • Four new IBM bundles released -
    • IBM Db2 Warehouse Cartridge for IBM Cloud Pak for Data 11.5
    • IBM Security Guardium Package (Software)
    • IBM MQ Advanced 9.3
    • IBM Business Process Manager V8.6

  • Refreshed 1267 IBM bundles wrt vendor literature along with revising its SKU mappings with applications and license templates. Attached is the list of IBM bundles that were refreshed in this release along with their statuses. 
  • IBM PVU (Processor Value Unit) licensing points table has been updated to match its publisher documents here. Key highlights are:
    • Added 6 new points rule for-
      • IBM Model M01-M05 and L01-L05 with 120 points
      • IBM POWER E1050 with 100 points
      • IBM POWER S1022, L1022, S1022s, S1014, S1024, L1024 with 70 points
      • IBM POWER IFL with 70 points
      • IBM POWER5 QCM with 50 points
      • IBM z16 with 120 points
    •  Minimum and maximum sockets fields are updated for POWER10, POWER9, POWER8, POWER7, POWER6 and SPARC processors.
  • IBM UVU (User Value Unit) licensing points table has been updated to match its publisher documents for Employee UVU, Employee UVU (legacy), External UVU and External UVU (legacy). Key highlights are:
    • Added new point for 1 to 999 users accordingly-
      • 1 to 999 Employee Users (No entitlement required) with 1 point.
      • 1 to 999 External Users (No entitlement required) with 1 point.
  • Library information are as follows:
    • Total number of SKUs in the library is 2,015,260 across 1,467 publishers.
    • Total number of PURL templates is 4,486 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

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, March 31st, 2023. 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, April 03rd 2023 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:

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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