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Veritas vs Symantec - ARL update needed

Veritas vs Symantec - ARL update needed

Summary

This article discusses the enhancement request raised to change the Symantec applications in the ARL which are now part of Veritas

Symptoms

Veritas was sold by Symantec earlier this year and Veritas is working independently now:

https://www.symantec.com/theme/separation-strategy
http://www.symantec.com/content/en/us/enterprise/veritas/other_resources/aug-symantec-separation-update-for-customers-en.pdf
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Veritas_Technologies

In the ARL Veritas Software still seems to be reported as part of Symantec. See for example the following ARL IDs:

arl://MGS-APP-00000163545
arl://MGS-APP-00000147665
arl://MGS-APP-00000140340
arl://MGS-APP-00000140327
arl://MGS-APP-00000138895
arl://MGS-APP-00000132558
arl://MGS-APP-00000132516
arl://MGS-APP-00000109639
arl://MGS-APP-00000109421
arl://MGS-APP-00000108962
arl://MGS-APP-00000103768
arl://MGS-APP-00000088204 and several others...

Resolution

An enhancement request has been raised to change the necessary applications in the ARL. This can be tracked through reference FNMS-35769
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Engineering team (Content) is working closely with the Product management team to understand the priority and the impact on the existing applications (upgrade, downgrade and the licensing aspects)

I'm pleased to announce we are releasing ARL and PURL updates for this, starting 25 July 2019. For details, please see our announcement in the FlexNet Manager blog: 

https://community.flexera.com/t5/FlexNet-Manager-Blog/Upcoming-Symantec-and-Veritas-Library-Changes/...

 

it's done

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