FlexNet Manager Platform / Suite – SKU & PURL updates (Release #455)

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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, June 29th 2020 in your time zone. 

1. What is new in this release

  • Over 31461 new SKU’s have been added. The following table provides an overview of the number of SKU’s with respect to publisher: 

S No

Manufacturer

Newly added SKUs

1

Citrix

19134

2

VMware

9402

3

GFI

772

4

Autodesk

569

5

IBM

480

6

Adobe

343

7

Others

761

Total

31461

 

  • Added 10 new bundles. The following provides a summary of the number of Bundles with respect to Publisher:

Manufacturer

#Bundles

IBM

05

VMware

03

Veritas

02

 

  • SKU/PURL/Bundle library information are as follows,
    1. Total number of SKUs in the library is 1,927,407 across 672 publishers.
    2. Total number of PURL templates is 3,231 across the blade publishers.
    3. Total number of published Bundles is 4,323 across 15 publishers.

2. 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’.

3. 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:

 

4. The regular schedule for SKU/PURL updates 

We expect the next update to the PURL & SKU Library to be available on Friday, July 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, July 27th 2020 in your time zone.

5. 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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