Compatibility with Other Products

This section describes the compatibility of FlexNet Manager Suite 2019 R2 with other products at the time of release.

Installation on the Same Server

The following table lists the supported versions of components that can be installed on the same server as a FlexNet Manager Suite 2019 R2 application server.

Component Version that can be installed on the same server as FlexNet Manager Suite 2019 R2

FlexNet inventory agent

2019 R2

FlexNet Beacon

2019 R2

Flexera Analytics

2019 R2
Note: The release of FlexNet Manager Suite 2019 R2 does not include an update for Flexera Analytics.

Integration with Other Products

FlexNet Manager Suite integrates with the following products and components. Support for third-party products is based on the original software vendors publicly stated support dates. If an environment is no longer supported by the original software producer, Flexera will provide "as is" support, meaning troubleshooting issues, without committing to any defect fixes or enhancements. This table details the currently supported versions:

Product/Component Version that can be imported from

App Portal

2013 R2–2015 R2 SP5
App Portal / App Broker 2016 R1–2019 R1
BDNA Normalize (Data Platform)

BDNA Normalize (Data Platform)

BMC Atrium

BMC Atrium CMDB version 8.1 through 19.02 (together with Atrium Integrator version 8.1 through 9.1)

BMC BladeLogic Client Automation (Marimba)

8.2
BMC Discovery (previously ADDM) 9.0, 10.0–10.2 (ADDM), 11.0–11.5

BMC Remedy ITSM

7.6.04 SP4–9.1

EdgeSight for Citrix Virtual Apps (previously XenApp EdgeSight) 5.4, 7.6, 7.14–7.16 (requires a Platinum license), 7.17 (XenApp), 7.1808–7.1906 (Citrix Virtual Apps)
Citrix Virtual Apps server (previously XenApp server) 6.0, 6.5, 7.5-7.9, 7.11–7.17 (XenApp), 7.1808–1906 (Citrix Virtual Apps)
Citrix Virtual Desktops (previously Citrix XenDesktop) 5.6, 6.0, 6.5, 7.5-7.9, 7.11–7.17 (XenDesktop), 7.1808–1906 (Virtual Desktops)
CyberArk 9.8

FlexNet Manager for Engineering Applications

15.5, 2016 R1-2019 R1

HP Discovery and Dependency Mapping Inventory (DDMI) 9.3
HPE Universal Discovery (HP-UD) 10.10, 10.11, 10.33–11.5

BigFix platform (previously Tivoli Endpoint Manager and IBM BigFix) on Microsoft SQL Server

8.2–9.5.13
Tip: Do not confuse the individual IBM BigFix products. IBM BigFix Platform (often referred to as simply "BigFix") and IBM BigFix Inventory are quite distinct. You may import inventory from IBM BigFix Platform if this is your only IBM BigFix product. However, if you also have IBM BigFix Inventory, you normally need import inventory only from IBM BigFix Inventory (see below).

IBM License Metric Tool (ILMT) or IBM BigFix Inventory on IBM DB2

Supported on:
  • IBM BigFix Inventory was previously known as IBM Software Usage Analysis (SUA), and SUA is supported (on IBM DB2) for versions 9.0, 9.1
  • Rebranded from version 9.2.1, IBM BigFix Inventory on IBM DB2 is supported for versions 9.2.5–9.2.15.

IBM License Metric Tool (ILMT) or IBM BigFix Inventory on Microsoft SQL Server

Supported on:
  • IBM BigFix Inventory on Microsoft SQL Server: 9.2.5–9.5.15
  • IBM License Metric Tool (ILMT) on Microsoft SQL Server: 9.2.5–9.2.15
IBM Passport Advantage

as of November 2014

Microsoft App-V Integration Server

4.6, 5.0, 5.1.85

Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync

2010-2013

Microsoft Hyper-V

Running on:
  • Windows Server 2008 x64
  • Windows Server 2008 x64 Server Core
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 x64
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 Server Core
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2019.
Microsoft SCCM (previously SMS) 2007, 2012, 2012 R2, 1511–1906
Oracle Database
8i, 9i, 10g, 11g, 11g Release 2, 12c, 19c
Note:
  • 8i — requires a direct inventory beacon connection

  • 9i — requires a named account on Windows or a direct inventory beacon connection

  • 12c — the Oracle Multitenant option is not supported using a local agent.

Oracle Enterprise Manager

12.1–13.3

Oracle VM Server for x86

3.2–3.4.6.1
ServiceNow
  • Kingston
  • London
  • Madrid
  • New York.
Symantec IT Management Suite (Altiris) 6.5, 7.1, 7.5

VMware vSphere/vCenter/ESXi

5.0–6.7
Note: Remote inventory is not possible on the free license versions of ESXi.

Workflow Manager

2014–2016
Note: Further detail is available from the Gathering FlexNet Inventory guide, listed in the opening page of the online help.

Inventory Components

The following table lists the versions of the FlexNet Beacon and FlexNet inventory agent that can be managed by FlexNet Manager Suite 2019 R2.

Component Compatible versions

FlexNet inventory agent (Windows)

FlexNet inventory agent (Linux)

FlexNet inventory agent (Solaris)

FlexNet inventory agent (Mac OS X)

FlexNet inventory agent (AIX)

FlexNet inventory agent (HP-UX)

8.5–9.2, 2014–2019 R2
Note: Earlier versions are compatible in that they receive default policy and collect inventory on schedule. They cannot support more recent agent functionality, such as:
  • Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)

  • Control of usage tracking through UI settings (rather than .ini files and registry controls), from 2014 (R1)

  • Settings targeted by IP addresses, from 2014 (R1)

  • CAL inventory, from 2016 R1.

Citrix XenApp server agent

2014 R3–2019 R2

FlexNet Beacon

2017 R2–2019 R2
Tip: Older inventory beacons continue to function with this release, but Flexera strongly recommends that you update to at least the range shown.
  • Citrix XenApp inventory requires FlexNet Beacon 2014 R2 or later
  • AWS EC2 connector requires FlexNet Beacon 2018 R2 (13.1.x) or later.