FlexNet Manager Update: Application Recognition Library #2581 and Service Life Data Pack #426 are available

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What's new in this release

Changes to note:

  • We have recovered below 02 ignored Software Titles due to an impact on SKU/PURL/Bundles.
    • WebLogic HTTP Publish-Subscribe Server 12.1
    • WebLogic HTTP Publish-Subscribe Server 12.2
  • Newly added IBM PVU points rules will cover the following Processor Types:
    • Intel Xeon X And W 3000 series with 3 to 4 sockets
    • Intel Xeon X And W 3000 series with 5 or more sockets
    • Intel Xeon X And W 3000 series with up to 2 sockets
    • Intel Xeon X And W with 3 to 4 sockets
    • Intel Xeon X And W with 5 or more sockets
    • Intel Xeon X And W with up to 2 sockets
    • Intel Xeon EC with 3 to 4 sockets
    • Intel Xeon EC with 5 or more sockets
    • Intel Xeon EC with up to 2 sockets
    • Intel Xeon L with 3 to 4 sockets
    • Intel Xeon L with 5 or more sockets
    • Intel Xeon L with up to 2 sockets
    • Intel Xeon with 3 to 4 sockets
    • Intel Xeon with 5 or more sockets
    • Intel Xeon with up to 2 sockets
    • Intel Pentium III Xeon with 3 to 4 sockets
    • Intel Pentium III Xeon with 5 or more sockets
    • Intel Pentium III Xeon with up to 2 sockets
    • Intel Pentium II Xeon with 3 to 4 sockets
    • Intel Pentium II Xeon with 5 or more sockets
    • Intel Pentium II Xeon with up to 2 sockets
    • Intel Xeon AWS with 3 to 4 sockets
    • Intel Xeon AWS with 5 or more sockets
    • Intel Xeon AWS with up to 2 sockets
  • Updated Processor type for below list:
    •  Intel Xeon 3000 to 3399
    • Intel Xeon 5000 to 5499
    • Intel Xeon 7000 to 7499
    • Intel Xeon E3 with 5 or more sockets
    • Intel Xeon E3 with 3 to 4 sockets
    • Intel Xeon E3 with up to 2 sockets
    • Intel Xeon E with 3 to 4 sockets
    • Intel Xeon E with 5 or more sockets
    • Intel Xeon E with up to 2 sockets
    • Intel Xeon D with 3 to 4 sockets
    • Intel Xeon D with 5 or more sockets
    • Intel Xeon D with up to 2 sockets
    • Intel Xeon Platinum 8124 to 9282 with up to 2 sockets
    • Intel Xeon Platinum 8124 to 9282 with 3 to 4 sockets
    • Intel Xeon Platinum 8124 to 9282 with 5 or more 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 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
  • Updated Description for below list:
    • Intel Xeon D-1500 to 1599 with 3 to 4 sockets -> Intel Xeon D with 3 to 4 sockets
    • Intel Xeon D-1500 to 1599 with 5 or more sockets -> Intel Xeon D with 5 or more sockets
    • Intel Xeon D-1500 to 1599 with up to 2 sockets-> Intel Xeon D with up to 2 sockets
Count of new applications added:
 
Publishers Number of Applications
CentOS 76
Oracle 60
IBM 20
Microsoft 18
Red Hat 8
Micro Focus 7
Cisco Systems 7
Veritas 7
VMware 7
Finastra 6
Other Publishers 134
Total 350

Current Library Totals:

  • Number of applications in ARL: 331,507 across 20,390 publishers.
  • Number of evidence recognition rules: 1,412,513
    • Installer evidence rules: 796,476
    • File evidence rules: 561,321
    • WMI evidence rules: 1,323
    • Application suite evidence rules: 369
    • Number of commercial applications with service life dates: 53,024

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, February 1st, 2021.

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, February 5th 2021

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