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FlexNet Manager Platform / Suite – SKU & PURL updates (Release #428)

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Issued: April 26th , 2019

Release  #428

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, April 29th 2019 in your time zone. 

  1. What's new in this release
  • Over 6,773 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

VMware

3057

2

Cisco

1972

3

Micro Focus

609

4

Adobe

443

5

Microsoft

257

6

IBM

241

7

Others

194

 

Total

6773

  • Added 100 new bundles. The following provides a summary with respect to IBM and Oracle Product Families.

Product Family

#Bundles

IBM i2 COPLINK

36

IBM InfoSphere

10

IBM Rational

5

IBM Spectrum

4

IBM SPSS

4

IBM Sterling Configure

3

IBM Maximo

3

IBM Connections, Cognos, Tivoli, Content, DB2 Analytics, Enterprise Records

12

IBM BigInsights, Application, Aspera, Datacap, Emptoris, MobileFirst

6

Other IBM families

13

Oracle Essbase Plus

1

Oracle Identity and Access Management Suite Plus

1

Oracle Tuxedo

1

Oracle Hyperion Disclosure Management

1

Total

100

  • SKU library information are as follows,
  • Total number of SKUs in the library is 1,753,619 across 431 Publishers .
  • Total number of PURL templates is 2,780 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://flexeracommunity.force.com/customer/articles/en_US/INFO/M100955.

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, May 23th  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, May 27th 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://flexeracommunity.force.com/customer/articles/en_US/INFO/Downloading-the-FlexNet-Manager-Suit...

 

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