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Installed Applications Usage details custom report

Installed Applications Usage details custom report

  • Owner: Nicolas Rousseau
  • Owner Email Address: nrousseau@flexera.com
  • Solution Type: Custom Inventory Import & Custom SQL Reports
  • Flexera Product & Version: FNMS 2016+
  • Environment: On Prem Only
  • Development Effort (Days): 3
  • Implementation Effort (Days): 0.1
  • Disclaimer:

SOLUTIONS ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS. NEITHER FLEXERA NOR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, TITLE, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NONINFRINGEMENT. LICENSEE MAY HAVE OTHER STATUTORY RIGHTS. HOWEVER, TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, THE DURATION OF STATUTORILY REQUIRED WARRANTIES, IF ANY, WILL BE LIMITED TO THE SHORTER OF (I) THE STATUTORILY REQUIRED PERIOD OR (II) THIRTY (30) DAYS FROM LICENSEE’S ACCEPTANCE OF THE AGREEMENT.

This report is one one the many reports that will support the "SAM Data Transparency Hub" that will be implemented in 2023.

Business need and approach

Application usage is a complex topic, where file and installer evidence usage data is matched against recognized applications. This usage can trigger license consumption, in particular for the Named User and User license types. Please have a look to the November 2021 SAM Best Practice Webinar to get more information on the topic.

A User License details report shows all installations and usage consuming user and named user licenses… but FlexNet Manager is missing the raw view of all usage.

This report brings this data transparency. It queries the InstalledSoftwareUsage view, filtering on Commercial applications to limit the quantity of data returned.

Please use the general report filter to reduce the scope of the data… an input of product name or vendor will eventually be added based on feedbacks.

One record per user / device / application is reported. The weekly usage records for various sources are “summarized / stacked” in the installed applications records.

The “Raw usage” screen may help you understanding the underlying details for the FlexNet Inventory agent source.

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Please use the SQL code embedded in the word document in attached solution document.

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