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Level 9 Flexeran

What's new in this release

Changes to note:

  • We've added over 16,000 new pieces of file evidence to the ARL, providing new insight into the last used date of application executables for over 500 ARL applications. 
  • We are continuing to add significant additional usage coverage over several upcoming releases. 
  • Of particular note is that we've added significant file evidence and usage coverage to desktop versions of Microsoft Windows, including Windows 7, 8, and 10. 
  • Added and modified few PVU points rules according to IBM as below

        1) Newly added IBM PVU points rules will cover the following servers:

  1. IBM z15 model T02
  2. IBM LinuxONE III LT1
  3. IBM LinuxONE III LT2
  4. IBM z14 Model ZR1/LR1
  5. IBM LinuxONE Rockhopper
  6. IBM LinuxONE Rockhopper II
  7. IBM LinuxONE Emperor
  8. IBM LinuxONE Emperor II

      2) 38 existing points rules have been updated, covering Power 9, SPARC , Xeon, z13, z14 and z15 processors.

Count of new applications added:

Publishers Number of Applications
CentOS 51
Microsoft 34
Citrix Systems 14
VMware 12
LogMeIn 11
IBM 11
Intel 10
Apple 10
Dell Technologies 9
Other Publishers 377
Total 548


Current Library Totals:

  • Number of applications in ARL: 309,336 across 18,026 publishers.
  • Number of evidence recognition rules: 1,146,577
    • Installer evidence rules: 700,195
    • File evidence rules: 391,442
    • WMI evidence rules: 1,299
    • Application suite evidence rules: 360
    • Number of commercial applications with service life dates: 53,281


Details of changes in the ARL

You can inspect changes made in this ARL release as per the following links:


Updating library data

FlexNet Manager Cloud: These updates are expected to be installed prior to Monday, August 10th, 2020.

FlexNet Manager On-premises: This library release will be applied to your FlexNet Manager according to schedule settings and processes configured for your instance. If your environment requires to you manually download and update library data, see the following article for guidance: Downloading the FlexNet Manager Suite Content libraries manually.

You can inspect the versions of currently installed libraries using the system Menu > System Health > System Health Dashboard menu option in FlexNet Manager.

Upcoming ARL and Service Life Data Pack updates: We nominally expect the next ARL and Service Life Data Pack updates to be published on or around Friday, August 14 2020

Reporting issues with ARL and SLDP updates

Should you have any issues related to FlexNet Manager library data, please submit a case by logging in to the Flexera Community and then select the Get Support > Open new case menu option.

We are interested in feedback on these announcements. If you have any questions or suggestions for improvements, please comment below.

We trust that you will find this update helpful and look forward to continually improving your application recognition results.

Flexera Content Team