May 2021

FlexNet Manager Suite 2020 R2.4

Master Issue Number Component/s Summary Workaround
IOJ-2182713 Containers

Each inventoried container is counted as an inventory device and consumes a FlexNet Manager Suite device license

IOJ-2098222 Inventory import (read/write/export)

Reconciliation failed to execute Writer 'WriteAccessedSoftwareOccurrence' with Error: Execution Timeout Expired

Hotfix in FNMS-63729 which can be adapter if required.
IOJ-2152712 Inventory import (read/write/export)

Compliance users with NULL First Name, Last Name, User Name & Employee Number fields fields may be merged during the compliance import process

Populate the email address of the inventory users to match them with imported users from O365. OR populate the username.
IOJ-1841989 Inventory import (read/write/export)

WriteAccessedAccessEvidenceOccurrence import writer step may run for a long time

IOJ-2179807 SAM for IBM, Web UI

All Licenses grid reports current consumption rather than peak consumption for PVU licenses in some circumstances

A compliance tab on the license properties and Current Consumption does show correct current consumption.
IOJ-1851582 Agent, Inventory

FlexNet inventory agent fails to collect LPP installer evidence on AIX 7.1 when AIX has an orphaned user-specified installation location (USIL)

Find and fix/remove the broken USIL path
IOJ-2187979 Agent, Inventory

Inventory gathering ndtrack process hangs on RHEL 5.11 if file cannot be found

IOJ-2184440 Integration: Citrix, Inventory import (read/write/export)

CopyCitrixFileEvidenceMappingToCompliance compliance import writer step may perform poorly

IOJ-2184180 Integration: Citrix

Applications may not be recognised correctly based on users accessing Citrix VDI devices

No known workaround
IOJ-2160254 Inventory, Inventory import (read/write/export)

WMI evidence reader unable to read multiple Adobe swidtags within NDI files

IOJ-2195829 Inventory Beacon

Beacon configured to use a self-hosted web server may fail to start with error in BeaconEngine.log: "An error occurred when trying to create a controller of type 'DownloadController'. Make sure that the controller has a parameterless public constructor."

1: Open C:\Program Files (x86)\Flexera Software\Inventory Beacon\DotNet\bin\BeaconEngine.exe.config
2: Add the following under configuration/runtime/assemblyBinding:
<assemblyIdentity name="System.Web.Http" publicKeyToken="31bf3856ad364e35" culture="neutral" />
<bindingRedirect oldVersion="" newVersion="" />
IOJ-1917353 Inventory import (read/write/export)

"Perform simulation based on current assignments" step of license reconcile process or simulation in the UI may fail with error: "The conversion of a varchar data type to a datetime data type resulted in an out-of-range value"

FlexNet Manager Suite (On-Premises Edition): Apply the SQL patch linked to this issue.
FlexNet Manager Suite (Cloud Edition): No workaround.
IOJ-1818863 Inventory import (read/write/export)

Error may be reported from import process when a special character exists in data source name: "Error occurred while creating the log file package. Exception: Illegal characters in path."

Please do not use forbidden charaters in the connection name.
< (less than)
> (greater than)
: (colon)
" (double quote)
/ (forward slash)
\ (backslash)
| (vertical bar or pipe)
? (question mark)
* (asterisk)