FlexNet Manager Update: Application Recognition Library #2569 and Service Life Data Pack #384 are available

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What's new in this release

Changes to note:

  • Newly added IBM PVU points rules will cover the following Processor Types,
    • Intel Xeon W-1250 to 1290 with 3 to 4 sockets
    • Intel Xeon W-1250 to 1290 with 5 or more sockets
    • Intel Xeon W-1250 to 1290 with up to 2 sockets
    • Intel Xeon W-2123 to 2295 with 3 to 4 sockets
    • Intel Xeon W-2123 to 2295 with 5 or more sockets
    • Intel Xeon W-2123 to 2295 with up to 2 sockets
    • Intel Xeon W-10855M with 3 to 4 sockets
    • Intel Xeon W-10855M with 5 or more sockets
    • Intel Xeon W-10855M with up to 2 sockets
    • Intel Xeon Gold 5000 to 5499
  • 3 points rules for Bronze series has been deleted,
    • Intel Xeon Bronze 3000 to 3500 with up to 2 sockets
    • Intel Xeon Bronze 3000 to 3500 with 3 to 4 sockets
    • Intel Xeon Bronze 3000 to 3500 with 5 or more sockets
  • 9 existing points rules have been updated, which covers Xeon(Gold, Silver, and Platinum) processors.

Count of new applications added:

Publishers Number of Applications
Oracle 96
MathWorks 90
Microsoft 46
IBM 44
Hexagon 38
Bentley Systems 37
PTC 31
Citrix Systems 23
Check Point Software Technologies 17
Schlumberger 14
Other Publishers 739
Total 1175
 

Current Library Totals:

  • Number of applications in ARL: 331,080 across 19,560 publishers.
  • Number of evidence recognition rules: 1,349,714
    • Installer evidence rules: 746,057
    • File evidence rules: 548,693
    • WMI evidence rules: 1,316
    • Application suite evidence rules: 367
    • 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, November 16th, 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, November 20 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