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FNM Update: Application Recognition Library #2482 and Service Life Data Pack #331 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 #2482.

The Service Life Data Pack has been updated to version #331.


What's new in this release

Changes to note:

  • 21,069 applications have been added with lifecycle dates.
  • Below products have been renamed according to latest vendor literature
    • FBT Return Preparer to FBT
    • IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator to IBM Security Directory Integrator


Count of new applications added:

Publisher Number of Applications
Micro Focus 14
EverMap 12
Adobe 10
Apple 6
JFrog 6
The pgAdmin Development Team 6
Emco Software 5
GroundProbe 5
Haufe 4
Amazon 4
Other 69 Publishers 93
Total 165


Current Library Totals:

  • Number of applications in ARL: 291,817 across 17,523 publishers.
  • Number of evidence recognition rules: 996,801
    • Installer evidence rules: 657,994
    • File evidence rules: 337,163
    • WMI evidence rules: 1,285
    • Application suite evidence rules: 359
  • Number of commercial applications with service life dates: 52,707


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, January 6, 2020.

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, January 9, 2020.


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