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FlexNet Manager Platform / Suite – SKU & PURL updates (Release #434)

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Issued: August 23rd , 2019

Release  #434

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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, August 26th 2019 in your time zone. 

  1. What's new in this release

 

  • Over 14044 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

Total Number of Newly Added SKUs

1

Cisco

6756

2

Hewlett Packard

2702

3

Bitdefender

2058

4

IBM

1772

5

Adobe

342

6

Others

414

Total

14044

  • Added 01 new bundles. The following provides a summary with respect to Published bundles Product Families.

Product Family

#Bundles

Filenet Content Manager

01

  • SKU library information are as follows,

             - Total number of SKUs in the library is 1,822,512 across 443 Publishers .
             - Total number of PURL templates is 2,814 across the blade publishers.

  1. 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’.

  1. 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:

 

  1. The regular schedule for SKU/PURL updates

We expect the next update to the PURL & SKU Library to be available on Thursday, September 27th 2019.  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, September 30th 2019 in your time zone.

 

  1. 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,
Team Content