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FlexNet Manager Update: Application Recognition Library #2520 and Service Life Data Pack #357 are available

schandpasha
Flexera
Flexera
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The Application Recognition Library (ARL), as used by FlexNet Manager, has been updated. The updated version for the ARL is #2520.

The Service Life Data Pack available version is #357.

 

What's new in this release

Changes to note:

  • 112 publishers have been updated according to their current copyright.
  • Oracle LMS scripts have been updated for below points:
    • Revision 51: The Oracle inventory process no longer requires the presence of the tnsnames.ora file under the oracle home path on Windows platforms.
    • Revision 52: Extends the detection of the Management Packs for Oracle Database

 

Count of new applications added:

Publisher Number of Applications
Red Hat 1422
Oracle 53
BMC Software 20
Larson Software Technology 19
IBM 18
Dell Technologies 17
Quest Software 16
Veritas 14
Broadcom 13
Hewlett Packard Enterprise 11
Other 46 publishers 102
Total 1705

 

Current Library Totals:

  • Number of applications in ARL: 306,533 across 17,983 publishers.
  • Number of evidence recognition rules: 1,045,102
    • Installer evidence rules: 691,139
    • File evidence rules: 356,299
    • WMI evidence rules: 1,294
    • Application suite evidence rules: 360
    • Number of commercial applications with service life dates: 53,286

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, June 22, 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, June 25, 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

4 Comments
mag00_75
Frequent contributor

Hi

Would you be able to explain a bit more detailed what has been improved in version 52 of the oracle scripts? For example for which options/mgmnt packs

Thanks

 

pseidel
Flexera
Flexera

Hi,

We collect more data to increase the transparency of usage decisions for all Management Packs for pluggable databases.

Kind regards,

Philipp

 

Devarajan
Occasional contributor

@schandpasha  is this Service Life Data Pack feature included part of FlexNet Manager Platform Data center suite on-prem? 

ChrisG
Community Manager Community Manager
Community Manager

@Devarajan - the Service Life Data Pack is an additional add-on option that can be used with both FlexNet Manager for Data Centers and FlexNet Manager for Clients On-premises or Cloud.