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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 was available on Monday, May 29th 2023 in your time zone.

What's new in this release?

  • 5,905 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

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  • 1,360 SKUs are mapped to its respective applications.
  • SKUs missing PURL templates have been worked upon and 3,744 SKUs are linked to its license templates. Details on number of SKUs covered across each publisher:


# of SKUs mapped in this release














  • 67 new custom FLX SKUs – 2 Adobe, 56 Oracle and 9 Microsoft SKUs have been created and released to supplement FSM workflow for the respective products and cater to customer requests. SKUs details are available in attached spreadsheet 'CustomFlexeraSKUsForMay2023.xlsx'.


  • Below three publishers have been updated to sync across libraries.

    Old Manufacturer name

    New name

    Quest Software



    Dell Technologies


    Articulate Global


  • Five new bundles have been added to the library.

    IBM SPSS Statistics Base 29.0

    IBM Automation Decision Services 22.0

    IBM Sterling File Gateway Standard for Non-Production Environment V6.0

    IBM SPSS Statistics Premium 27.0

    IBM SPSS Statistics Server Professional 25.0

  • 381 new IBM SKUs have been added to the library and licensed SKUs have been mapped to their respective applications, use rights and bundles.

  • 211 existing IBM SKUs were updated according to the vendor literature.

  • Below mentioned 4 UVU(User Value Unit) and 79 other points rule templates have been updated to have correct min resources value in order to get accurate license calculation.
    Employee UVU (legacy)
    Employee UVU
    External UVU (legacy)
    External UVU


  • 84 IBM bundles are updated with mapping the previously missing applications and made consistent with latest LID/Terms.

  • 'IBM Cloud Pak for Integration 2022.4’ bundle has been updated by adding the previously missing applications.


  • 51 Microsoft bundles have been updated to include correct SAAS applications mapped to them.


  • SAP PURL has been updated to remove duplicate and obsolete engine rules and keep the ones which are in sync with the vendor literature.

  • Bundle ‘IBM WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment V9’ has been updated to include ‘WebSphere Application Server Liberty Network Deployment’  as supplementary application.


  • Below VMware core points rules were updated to have accurate license calculation.
    36 Core Processors
    42 Core Processors
    46 Core Processors
    56 Core Processors
    58 Core Processors
    72 Core Processors


  • IBM RVU (Resource Value Unit) licensing templates have been updated to match its publisher documents.
    • 283 SKUs mapped to its refreshed RVU templates.


  • Library information are as follows:
    • Total number of SKUs in the library is 2,035,432 across 1,505 publishers.
    • Total number of PURL templates is 4,576 across 49 publishers.
    • Total number of published Bundles is 4,467 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, June 30th 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, July 3rd 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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