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FNM Update: Application Recognition Library #2416 and Service Life Data Pack #265 are available

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The Application Recognition Library (ARL), as used by FlexNet Manager, has been updated. The updated version for the ARL is #2416.

The Service Life Data Pack has been updated to version #265.

 

What's new in this release

 Changes to note:

  • 77 commercial applications have been updated with service life dates.
  • 22 publishers have been updated to their current acquirer.
  • A set of products from Hewlett-Packard which currently belongs to Micro Focus have been updated.
  • Few Micro Focus products have been updated, as they are now owned by SUSE. 
  • All Microsoft 2019 products have been updated with lifecycle dates.

Count of new applications added:

Publisher Number of Applications
Micro Focus 22
Microsoft 20
Percona 16
Red Hat 13
ElectroMagnetic Imaging Technology 10
ffA 9
Orbus Software 7
Cisco Systems 6
Dell 6
McAfee 5
44 other publishers 80
Total 194

 

Current Library Totals:

  • Number of applications in ARL: 283,083 across 17,400 publishers.
  • Number of evidence recognition rules: 965,979
    • Installer evidence rules: 630,899
    • File evidence rules: 333,461
    • WMI evidence rules: 1,267
    • Application suite evidence rules: 352
  • Number of commercial applications with service life dates: 31,894

 

Details of changes in the ARL

You can inspect changes made in this ARL release as per the following links:

 

Updating library data

FlexNet Manager Cloud: These updates are expected to be installed prior to Monday, May 20, 2019.

FlexNet Manager On-premises: This library release will be applied to your FlexNet Manager according to schedule settings and processes configured for your instance. If your environment requires to you manually download and update library data, see the following article for guidance: Downloading the FlexNet Manager Suite Content libraries manually.

You can inspect the versions of currently installed libraries using the system Menu > System Health > System Health Dashboard menu option in FlexNet Manager.

Upcoming ARL and Service Life Data Pack updates: We nominally expect the next ARL and Service Life Data Pack updates to be published on or around Thursday, May 23, 2019.

 

Reporting issues with ARL and SLDP updates

Should you have any issues related to FlexNet Manager library data, please submit a case by logging in to the Flexera Community and then select the Get Support > Open new case menu option.

We are interested in feedback on these announcements. If you have any questions or suggestions for improvements, please comment below.

We trust that you will find this update helpful and look forward to continually improving your application recognition results.

 

Flexera Content Team