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Known Issue: Data warehouse export step "Snapshot Optimization_Snapshot_FACT data" may fail with error: "Conversion failed when converting date and/or time from character string." (IOK-1005577)

Summary The “Snapshot Optimization_Snapshot_FACT data” step of data warehouse export processes may fail with output in the export log file similar to: 2022-12-30 14:40:14,078 [INFO ] Snapshot Optimization_Snapshot_FACT data 2022-12-30 14:40:...

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Known Issue: Users with expired responsibilities consume Application User licenses for Oracle EBS applications (IOJ-2093927)

Description The queries used to determine active users from Oracle EBS are not taking expired responsibility into account and users bound to the expired responsibility consume the license. Replication Scenario Check if there are expired responsibi...

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Known Issue: InventorySettings.xml file is not updated to contain new Oracle Fusion Middleware rules after upgrading FlexNet Manager Suite until a new .xml file is released by Flexera (IOK-706831)

Summary Versions of FlexNet Manager Suite prior to FlexNet Manager Suite 2021 R1 did not support Oracle Fusion Middleware (OracleFMW) recognition. If you upgrade FlexNet Manager Suite from a previous version that doesn’t support OracleFMW recognitio...

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Known Issue: Computer domain is blank by default and does not reflect output from hostname/domainname commands in inventory & usage data returned by installed agent on Unix-like operating systems (IOJ-1832862)

Summary The domain reported by installed FlexNet inventory agents from Unix-like operating systems is blank by default, even if a domain can be identified from system calls. Details The domain reported in files (such as inventory NDI files) genera...

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Known Issue: License consumption for SQL Server Standard Edition may be 0 (despite calculated consumption being accurate) for virtual machines belonging to resource pools (IOK-1006447)

Summary License consumption calculated for SQL Server Standard Edition may be shown as 0 on the Consumption tab of a license when it should be non-0 for virtual machines belonging to resource pools when using FlexNet Manager Suite 2022 R2. This is d...

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Known Issue: Logging is not generated by the ServiceNowExport.exe process that exports data for sending to ServiceNow (IOK-1004513)

Summary Logging produced by the ServiceNow export process fnmp_servicenow_export.exe contains only start and end time information, with no other information about what the export process is actually doing. Cause This behavior is due to an incomple...

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Known Issue: Running Config.ps1 fails at "Rebuild Reports to set and configure details for API use" step, with DB concurrency violation error in ConfigureSystem.log (IOK-1004392)

Summary When the Config.ps1 script is run to configure a FlexNet Manager Suite 2022 R2 application server, it may fail with output showing the following error message: [...] 2022-12-13 14:13:49,511 [Release.InstallActions] [INFO ] - Rebuild Rep...

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Known Issue: Compliance import may fail with timeout at step WriteInstalledFileEvidenceAttribute (IOK-1000422)

Summary The WriteInstalledFileEvidenceAttribute inventory import writer step may run for a long time, and even eventually terminate with a timeout error when using the FlexNet Manager Suite 2022 R2 release. Details This issue is caused by a SQL da...

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Known Issue: Business Adapter Studio or MGSBI.exe fails to open adapter files if encryption details in MGSBI registry entry cannot be processed: "The type initializer for 'Flexera.BusinessImport.CryptographerSelector' threw an exception" (IOK-1009299)

Summary Attempting to open an adapter XML file in the Business Adapter Studio fails with the following error if the HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\ManageSoft Corp\ManageSoft\MGSBI registry entry contains cryptographic data that cannot be processed: Imp...

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Known Issue: Database migration may fail if database is restored on to a SQL Server 2017 (or later) instance that does not have the appropriate certificate installed: "CREATE or ALTER ASSEMBLY for assembly 'SqlProceduresClr' [...] failed [...]" (IOK-1001941)

Summary When FlexNet Manager Suite is upgraded to 2022 R1 or later and Microsoft SQL Server was upgraded to SQL Server 2017 or later, the following error may occur: Running cm-migr1300-ComplianceSchema.sql...100%     Running cm-migr1300-Compliance...

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Known Issue: Inventory import writers are executed every time inventory data is uploaded from a beacon (IOK-1004611)

Summary When inventory data is uploaded from a beacon to a FlexNet Manager Suite (on premises) application server, a process to perform a full inventory import (including running the “writers” phase of the import) is initiated. This process is run i...

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Known Issue: FlexNet Inventory Agent Status page may show incorrect agent version when multiple imported computer records are mapped to a single inventory device (IOJ-2125525)

Summary An incorrect device version can appear in the Last Reported Version column of the FlexNet Inventory Agent Status page if there are multiple records for the same device. Multiple records can occur for various reasons but often originate from ...

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Known Issue: Misleading error events about Oracle inventory gathering may appear in the "ManageSoft" event log when gathering inventory (IOK-999048)

Symptoms Misleading error events related to gathering inventory for Oracle products may appear in the "ManageSoft" event log on Windows when inventory is gathered. Details When the inventory agent runs to gather inventory on Windows devices, error...

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Known Issue: Unlicensed Installations view includes installations of applications that are linked to custom metric licenses (IOJ-2125500)

Description Installations of applications that are linked to a license of type Custom Metric are shown in the Unlicensed Installations view. Replication Create a license of type Custom Metric, and add additional an application that is installed on...

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Known Issue: Automatic reauthentication with the Identity Provider (IDP) does not occur if the web UI makes an AJAX call after a SAML session timeout (IOK-993495)

Summary A red error bar message pops up in the web UI if the first HTTP request made by the web UI after a SAML session timeout occurs is an AJAX request (that is, not a full page refresh or load). Details When this issue occurs, logging like the ...

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Known Issue: Agent policy download from beacon fails with HTTP 400 BAD REQUEST response unless machinename and ipaddress are both specified in the policy URL (IOK-995408)

Summary An attempt to download an agent policy .npl file from a beacon fails with an HTTP 400 BAD REQUEST response unless a value is specified for both machinename and ipaddress query parameters in the URL used for the .npl file. Details Logging i...

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Known Issue: "Create license allocations from ImportedSoftwareLicenseAllocations" import step may fail with error: Violation of UNIQUE KEY constraint 'UQ_SoftwareLicenseAllocation'. Cannot insert duplicate key in object 'dbo.SoftwareLicenseAllocation_MT'. (IOK-931590)

Symptoms The inventory import process may fail with error details like the following appearing in logging: 2022-04-14 09:02:44,748 [INFO ] Create license allocations from ImportedSoftwareLicenseAllocations 2022-04-14 09:02:49,172 [INFO ] ...

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Known Issue: SendSoftwareBundle inventory import step reading from ILMT SQL Server database may fail with error: "The given value of type String from the data source cannot be converted to type nvarchar of the specified target column." (IOK-994047)

Summary The SendSoftwareBundle step executed when reading inventory data from an IBM License Metric Tool (ILMT) / HCL BigFix Inventory SQL Server database may fail with the following error: Error: The given value of type String from the data sourc...

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Known Issue: Inventory devices may be shown with a type of "Resource pool" and not be able to be exempted from consuming when viewing the Consumption tab of a license of type "IBM VPC" (IOK-708080)

Summary Inventory devices of that appear on the Consumption tab of a license of type “IBM VPC” may be shown with a value of Resource Pool appearing in the Inventory device type column. When this occurs, the web UI cannot be used to exempt affected d...

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Known Issue: Red error bar message displayed with error in webui.log when viewing Application > Evidence tab or Evidence > Applications tab if an evidence rule is linked to an application multiple times: "The result collection contains duplicate objects" (IOK-991093)

Summary If an installer or file evidence recognition rule is linked multiple times to an application, a red error bad error is shown in the UI when attempting to view the Evidence tab on the application, or the Applications tab on the evidence. Det...

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