Export your inventory data from Tanium into FlexNet Manager Suite using the Tanium Connector

Export your inventory data from Tanium into FlexNet Manager Suite using the Tanium Connector

The Tanium Connector allows you to export your inventory data from Tanium into FlexNet Manager Suite.

Tanium collects a complete inventory of your hardware and software assets for both online and offline devices, including servers, laptops, and desktops. This data is now exported into FlexNet Manager Suite using the Tanium Connector. Once exported, FlexNet Manager Suite uses the software and hardware inventory data collected by Tanium to calculate license consumption.

Note: As with other adapters and connectors, the inventory records must be recognized by the Application Recognition Library, and you must have the resulting application records linked to the appropriate license, for compliance calculations to proceed.

How to enable the Tanium Connector on your FlexNet Manager Suite

For details on how to enable Tanium Connector:

FlexNet Manager Suite 2019 R2 - On-Premises Edition: Tanium Connector must be manually installed. The required update package must be downloaded from the Product and License Center.  For full details, see the "Tanium Connector" chapter of the "Inventory Adapters and Connectors Reference" PDF for this version of FlexNet Manager Suite which you can download from the Flexera HelpNet - FlexNet Manager Suite 2019 R2 Product Download web page.

Note: Tanium Connector can be installed on FlexNet Manager Suite 2019 R1, FlexNet Manager Suite  2018 R2, and FlexNet Manager Suite 2018 R1 On-Premises Editions by following the same instructions in the "Inventory Adapters and Connectors Reference" PDF for FlexNet Manager Suite 2019 R2. Instructions are not available in earlier versions of this PDF.

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This new Tanium connector will be added to FlexNet Manager Suite cloud in the next release; currently planned for January 2020.

Does this mean Flexera officially supports Tanium as a source of Inventory? I know there was a "Flexera Labs" version of this that was "not supported" previously, but with this post and the publishing of the 2019 R2 Adapters reference guide, is Flexera's stance that Tanium is "officially supported"?

@kyle_wolff - Yes, this means that Tanium is a fully productized Inventory Adapter for FlexNet Manager.

Kirk

@kclausen - Thank you for the confirmation!

Has anyone exported the usage data from Tanium and into FNMS?  By default I don't think Tanium Asset exports that information.

Has this been released for FNMS Cloud users

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