Installing Inventory Adapter Studio

FlexNet Manager Suite 2022 R1 (On-Premises)

For installation on the application server, download the installer Inventory Adapter Studio from You require an account name and password for this site, which were originally sent to your enterprise as part of the order confirmation process.

Run the installer on a computer with FlexNet Manager Suite already installed. The Inventory Adapter Studio looks up the installation directory, and installs itself in the installation folder of FlexNet Manager Suite.

On your inventory beacon, no separate installation is required. Inventory Adapter Studio is installed as part of the installation process for the inventory beacon.

The Inventory Adapter Studio executable: InventoryAdapterStudio.exe
Default location (beacon): C:\Program Files (x86)\Flexera Software\Inventory Beacon\DotNet\bin
      Default location (application server): C:\Program Files (x86)\Flexera Software\FlexNet Manager Platform\DotNet\bin
Template file storage: C:\ProgramData\Flexera Software\Compliance\ImportProcedures\, followed by:

  • AdapterStudioTemplates for templates downloaded from the central application server
  • CustomInventory for the template file for custom adapters in an on-premises installation where you have access to both the source and target databases simultaneously
  • Inventory for standard adapters supplied with the product. These implement standard integration with other products.
  • ObjectAdapters, with a subfolder Reader for adapters customized on an inventory beacon to run in disconnected mode.

Starting Inventory Adapter Studio

After installation, you can find a shortcut to Inventory Adapter Studio in the Windows Start menu (All Programs > Flexera > Inventory Adapter Studio).

FlexNet Manager Suite (On-Premises)

2022 R1