FlexNet Manager Platform / Suite – SKU & PURL updates (Build #467)

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Summary

The SKU and Product Use Rights Libraries (PURL), used by FlexNet Manager Suite, have been updated. For on premise customers the SKU/PURL 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, November 30th 2020 in your time zone. 

What's new in this release

  • Over 10,300 new SKUs have been added. The table below provides an overview of the number of SKUs with respect to publisher. 
  • A set of Veritas SKUs have been updated with its Tier information.
  • Few PURL templates have been for IBM RVU and custom metrics. 
  • New PURL templates have been added for Kofax and Developer Express publishers. 
  • Published 7 new IBM bundles.

 

Manufacturer/Publisher

Number of newly added SKUs

1

Altova

5,436

2

Bentley Systems

1,520

3

Claris

856

4

Splunk

630

5

Others

1,862

Total

 

10,304



SKU library information
 are as follows,

    1. Total number of SKUs in the library is 2,011,873 across 721 publishers.
    2. Total number of PURL templates is 3,339 across the blade publishers.
    3. Total number of published Bundles is 4,369 across 17 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 Thursday, December 24th 2020.  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, December 28th 2020 in your time zone.

 

Downloading the SKU/PURL Libraries Manually 

The ARL and 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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