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FlexNet Manager Platform / Suite – SKU, PURL & Bundle updates (Release #504)

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The SKU, Product Use Rights Libraries (PURL) and Bundles libraries, used by FlexNet Manager Suite, have been updated. For on premise customers the SKU/PURL/Bundles 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, June 27th 2022 in your time zone. 

What's new in this release?

  • Various properties of 1917 IBM SKUs have been updated to match the IBM literature. 
  • 10,065 SKUs have been refreshed w.r.t their application mapping. They are currently mapped to relevant highest version application available in ARL.
  • One new IBM bundle has been published ‘IBM Content Manager OnDemand for Non-Production Environment V10.5
  • Refreshed the below listed 10 IBM product families covering 50 different bundles with respect to its SKUs, PURL, and applications. These bundles have been updated according to latest IBM vendor literature or LIDs.
    IBM Cloud Pak 
    IBM Counter Fraud Management
    IBM DataPower Gateway
    IBM DB2
    IBM FileNet
    IBM InfoSphere
    IBM MQ
    IBM Rational
    IBM Security Directory Server 
    IBM Tivoli
  • 14,411 new SKUs have been added. The following table provides an overview of the number of SKUs with respect to publisher: 

 

Manufacturer

Newly added SKUs

1

Adobe

13045

2

Veeam

666

3

Microsoft

269

4

Nero

148

5

Others

283

Total

 

14411

 

  • Library information are as follows:
    1. Total number of SKUs in the library is 21,78,176 across 1,374 publishers.
    2. Total number of PURL templates is 3,956 across 48 publishers.
    3. Total number of published Bundles is 4,481 across 21 publishers.

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://community.flexera.com/t5/FlexNet-Manager-Knowledge-Base/SKU-Library-Update-Report/ta-p/5900

Please note to access the link it ‘Requires login to the Flexera Customer Community’.

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:

 

The regular schedule for SKU/PURL updates 

We expect the next update to the PURL & SKU Library to be available on Friday, July 22nd 2022.  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, June 27th 2022 in your time zone.

 

Downloading the SKU/PURL Libraries Manually 

The 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://community.flexera.com/t5/FlexNet-Manager-Knowledge-Base/Manual-PURL-SKU-Download-amp-Importe...

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

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