FlexNet Manager Platform / Suite – SKU & PURL updates (Release build #461)

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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, September 28th 2020 in your time zone. 

1. What's new in this release

  • Over 6,365 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

Autodesk

3735

2

Ipswitch

1207

3

Avg Technologies

361

4

IBM

318

5

Others

744

Total

 

6,365

 

  • Library information are as follows,
    1. Total number of SKUs in the library is  1,995,673 across 709 publishers .
    2. Total number of PURL templates is 3263 across the blade publishers.
    3. Total number of published Bundles is 4,335 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, October 23rd 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, October 26th 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.

 Regards,
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