IT Asset Management Features by Release

The following table provides a list of IT Asset Management features by release.

Month and year

New feature or enhancement

July 2024

View Product Use Rights for software SKUs

IT Asset Management Data API enhancement

Flexera Analytics upgraded to version 11.2.4 FP3

Publisher Properties link removed from the SAM Publisher Hub grid

Changes to supported operating systems and compatibility with other products

FlexNet Inventory Agent version 22.1.0 changes

Inventory Beacon 22.1.0 changes

June 2024

The Kubernetes Inventory Agent can now recognize KubeVirt virtual machines installed on a worker node in a Kubernetes cluster

IBM sub-capacity reports are now scoped to location and business entity

Improved performance of verified Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) data collection

FlexNet Inventory Agent version 22.0.0 changes

Inventory Beacon 22.0.0 changes

May 2024

The Kubernetes Inventory Agent now supports deployment of Helm chart templates

The Kubernetes Inventory Agent recognizes accurate worker node inventory for Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform clusters

Changes to supported operating systems and compatibility with other products

FlexNet Inventory Agent version 21.5.0 changes

Inventory Beacon 21.5.0 changes

April 2024

View software SKUs with the new SKU Browser

The Kubernetes agent has been enhanced to provide discovery and visibility of Red Hat OpenShift operators

New columns added to the VMware Inventory page

Changes to supported operating systems and compatibility with other products

FlexNet Inventory Agent version 21.4.0 changes

Inventory Beacon 21.4.0 changes

March 2024

Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) verification data can now be added to the Oracle GLAS evidence archive

Fix for the flxfsscan process reporting every file found during the file system scan to the flxfsscan_report file

IT Asset Management Data API enhancement

New fields added to the Purchase Order Upload Standard template

Changes to supported operating systems and compatibility with other products

FlexNet Inventory Agent version 21.3.0 changes

Inventory Beacon 21.3.0 changes

February 2024

New support for Operator Lifecycle Manager (OLM) on the Flexera Kubernetes Inventory Agent

Entitlement access is now recognized for virtual desktops in Citrix on-premises environments

New columns added to the Application Transparency report

Changes to supported operating systems and compatibility with other products

FlexNet Inventory Agent version 21.2.0 changes

Inventory Beacon 21.2.0 changes

January 2024

New functionality added for IBM licensing capabilities for container environments 

RPM packages for Linux architectures are now signed using SHA-2 algorithm 

Microsoft Intune adapter supports macOS 

The FlexNet Inventory Agent and FlexNet Beacon can now encrypt NDI, DISCO, MMI, SWACC, ACTIVITY and BSTAT file data 

Changes to supported operating systems and compatibility with other products 

FlexNet Inventory Agent version 21.1.0 changes

Inventory Beacon 21.1.0 changes

November 2023

FlexNet Inventory Agent and Inventory Beacon vulnerability update IOK-1085727

New IBM Unlicensed Installations report

Purchase amount measure added to Flexera Asset Management Model

Resource ID is now collected from Azure instances

Support for Oracle Coherence

Support for Windows on ARM devices

Changes to supported operating systems and compatibility with other products

FlexNet Inventory Agent Version 21.0.0 Changes 

Inventory Beacon 21.0.0 Changes 

October 2023

SAM Publisher Hub

Intelligent License Exemption and Allocation feature

Accurate visibility and licensing of production and non-production instances for IBM Cloud Pak licenses

New support for proxy authentication in the FlexNet Beacon application

Changes to supported operating systems and compatibility with other products

September 2023

New Active Directory reporting object

Support for BMC Helix Discovery

Additional currencies supported

Changes to compatibility with other products

August 2023

Updated restriction by operating system

July 2023

New Application Publishers screen

New method to perform business adapter imports

New support for gathering inventory from Linux running on ARM64/AArch64

Changes to supported operating systems and compatibility with other products

Citrix Cloud adapter enhancement

Licenses and Application Publisher tabs added to Vendor Properties

Tanium adapter enhanced to support token based authentication

Enhanced Dashboards, Data Explorer, and Data Mashup available in Technology Spend

June 2023

Changes to supported operating systems and compatibility with other products

Flexera Integration app for ServiceNow version 5.1.2 now available in ServiceNow Store

May 2023

New support for bundle inventory collection from custom installation locations on Mac devices

Changes to supported operating systems and compatibility with other products

Re-Verification for Oracle database and Fusion Middleware compliance

April 2023

AWS Config adapter

Least privilege operation mode for FlexNet Inventory Agent on Unix platforms

Oracle Inventory Troubleshooting report

Oracle Java Worksheet report

SAM Operations Hub

SAP Systems Inventory Details report

Microsoft Intune adapter (Beta Release)

Changes to supported operating systems and compatibility with other products

Citrix Cloud adapter enhancement

VMs Inventory Gaps report enhancement

March 2023

Licenses Issues Analysis report

Possible Options False Positives From Oracle Enterprise Manager report

Unrecognized Installer Evidence Analysis report

vCenter Inventory Issues Analysis report

Changes to supported operating systems and compatibility with other products

Price per Right attribute added to optimization reporting objects

Flexera Integration app version 5.1.1 now available in ServiceNow Store

February 2023

Support for Linux on IBM zSystems and LinuxONE

Merged Devices Issues Analysis report

New columns added to the IBM license compliance reports

Trend data for the SAM Optimization Hub

Changes to compatibility with other products

Layout enhancements to multiple pages

January 2023

New Allocation Reason field

New columns in the VMs Inventory Gaps From vCenters report

Ability to recognize JBoss installations

Changes to supported operating systems and compatibility with other products

December 2022

Flexera Integration app version 5.1.0 now available in ServiceNow Store

November 2022

SAM Hubs and the SAM Optimization Hub

Intelligent license restriction

VMs Inventory Gaps from vCenters report

Licenses Compliance and Unlicensed Product Risks report

Remote Usage for Streamed Commercial Applications report

Citrix Cloud adapter for collecting non-persistent VDI data

Support for Kubernetes/OpenShift inventory running on Linux on IBM Z (z/VM, KVM) s390x

NLog has replaced Log4net for configuring logging levels in IT Asset Management

Enhancements made to Microsoft Windows Server Optimization reports

New columns available in reporting objects

Imported Google Compute Engine devices recognized as virtual machines

Changes to supported operating systems and compatibility with other products

September 2022

Including Oracle Java into the Oracle GLAS Evidence archive

Changes to the supported operating systems and compatibility with other products

Enhancement in the Agent to recognize different editions of Adobe Acrobat

Flexera Integration app version 5.0.9 now available in ServiceNow Store

August 2022

Email and Account Name columns added to Consumption tab

New Named User Licenses Consumption and Optimization report

AWS Account ID values can now be imported to inventory device records

Enhancement in the Application Transparency report to exclude inactive devices

Fix for the issue of unnecessary data being gathered from the Oracle Fusion Middleware scanning

Enhancement of FlexNet Inventory Agent to detect the edition of SQL Server Reporting Services system installed as standalone

Query the Windows Server Optimization Flat View report using the GetCustomViewResult SOAP API

Enhancement of FlexNet Inventory Agent to detect additional Java publishers

Updated lists of supported operating systems and compatibility with other products

July 2022

Changes to supported operating systems and compatibility with other products

June 2022

New Microsoft Windows Server Optimization Flat View report

New “Product” filter for generating Application Transparency reports

User data imported from Active Directory now returns email address key for Saas user normalization

New Import Detailed Evidence button added to applications grids

Option to temporarily exclude evidence of Oracle database instances from the audit report

Lists of supported operating systems and compatibility with other products have been updated

May 2022

New VMware Horizon adapter for collecting non-persistent VDI data

New IBM VPC License Consumption reports

New Changed PVU Per Core property in IBM PVU License Consumption reports

New digitally-signed package for IBM License Consumption reports

Citrix Virtual Desktops File and Installer Evidence reports have been updated to collect VMware Horizon non-persistent VDI data

Two additional tabs (VDIs, AD Groups) have been added to the Virtual Desktop Template properties page

Additional new license assignment failure reason has been added

Generation of the Oracle GLAS evidence archive added as a system task

March 2022

IBM certifies Flexera One as ILMT replacement for Flexera One IT Asset Management customers

New Microsoft Windows Server Optimization report optimizes licenses for Windows Server

New Application Transparency report especially helps embedded applications

New license exemption by file path manages Oracle Java

Inventory from POWER architecture running Linux

Updates to Kubernetes inventory agent

Individual inventory beacons are displayed by default for discovery tasks in the System Tasks page

Microsoft SQL Server Optimization report now reports whether inventory devices are hosted on premises or in the cloud

December 2021

New report optimizes licenses for SQL Server

IBM license consumption in containers now available

Take inventory of any Linux container software for CI/CD

File replication captures beacon uploads for review

Auto-cleanup of obsolete FlexNet inventory

VMware inventory now includes IP address for ESXi host

November 2021

Support for mutual TLS on UNIX-like devices

Lightweight Kubernetes agent reduces footprint

New connector for BMC Discovery imports

Oracle Fusion Middleware inventory configuration improved

September 2021

Report optimizes subscriptions for Red Hat Enterprise Linux support

Three new Oracle license reports

Fractions of points supported for IBM PVU license calculations

Three new types of hardware assets added

August 2021

Two new Oracle licensing reports

July 2021

All Containers page redesigned

Client Secret support for Microsoft 365 connector

Improved recognition for Linux KVM sources

Original Microsoft AzureRM module end-of-life announcement

June 2021

New Flexera Kubernetes inventory agent

New report for IBM licensing in Kubernetes clusters

May 2021

Editable points rules

April 2021

Oracle Database inventory in Amazon Relational Database Service for Bring Your Own License

Microsoft Azure Hybrid benefit allows Bring Your Own License for cloud solution providers

Oracle Automatic Storage Management no longer inventoried and no longer hangs

March 2021

Toad for Oracle inventory

Adding Oracle Fusion Middleware to GLAS Evidence archive

February 2021

First look at new inventory tasks

Oracle renames GLAS

Improved support for Oracle licenses

November 2020

Support for IBM Cloud Paks with new VPC license

Scanning uploaded documents to eliminate malicious content

Inventory connector for ServiceNow

Improved inventory for IBM DB2 databases and add-ons

Customizable IT Asset Management dashboard

HSTS security header is now standard

Improved recognition of application usage

Microsoft Azure connector now selects cloud environments

Oracle options usage tracking enhanced

jQuery support updated

Latest macOS supported