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9.24

Release date: 2022-11-09

Section

Change

Adobe Creative Cloud/Manage user linking in Adobe Creative Cloud

Added description of manual user linking on the Link users page. Editorial updates.

Adobe Creative Cloud

Updated description of the user linking prerequisite. Editorial updates.

9.23

Release date: 2022-10-19

Section

Change

Adobe Creative Cloud

Added description of the new Users page.

Compliance example 2

In Decide on licensing, replaced two images and corrected the example.

Edit computer

General tab: Added information on Disable automatic quarantine management for members of auto-generated datacenters.

Custom compare value types

Added information on custom fields and a link to more information.

Added information on the Custom compare value types page.

Added more information on the Use a custom field value for compliance checkbox when adding or editing custom compare value types.

Export

Added a note describing how to replace the font family in the web.config file when an exported PDF file contains meaningless random characters.

Computers detail view

Added that applications with an orange background can for example be cloud applications.

9.22

Release date: 2022-06-15

Section

Change

Introduction

Updated the image and the descriptions of the components in the Platform overview.

Add license purchase/Purchase tab

Clarified that assignments must be made for metrics that require assignments.

Adobe Creative Cloud/Manage cost periods in Adobe Creative Cloud

Added step for selection of Adobe portal when adding license cost.

9.21

Release date: 2022-04-12

Section

Change

Import or update licenses

Added a link to Data Import Field Description.

Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe Creative Cloud/Manage user linking in Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe Creative Cloud/Manage cost periods in Adobe Creative Cloud

Reworked information and described new functionality.

Microsoft 365

Described updated activity-related charts and tables.

9.20

Release date: 2022-03-09

Section

Change

Oracle verified data view

New

Custom fields

Added information on what is required when you want to calculate the compliance for an application and include a custom field in the calculation.

9.19

Release date: 2022-02-09

Section

Change

Adobe Creative Cloud

Added description of the subscription filter functionality.

Oracle Java visibility

Clarified that the All Java installations report contains both Oracle and non-Oracle Java installations.

SaaS overview

SaaS overview/Manage cost periods in SaaS overview

Editorial rework of content.

Microsoft 365

Microsoft 365/Manage user linking in Microsoft 365

Microsoft 365/Manage cost periods in Microsoft 365

Editorial rework of content.

The user interface/Remarks

Added remarks AL, DL, and UI

9.18

Release date: 2021-12-08

Section

Change

Adobe Creative Cloud

Added description of the multi-portal filter and capability.

Computers detail view

Clarified what kind of information is shown here.

Added a note about Logical processors.

9.17

Release date: 2021-11-17

Section

Change

Action log

Moved the content of section Appendix B - Action log to section Action log.

9.16

Release date: 2021-09-16

Name

Change

Secondary use rights

Added support for Desktop - Desktop.

Show report

Added information describing date operators.

9.15

Release date: 2021-09-01

Section

Change

Oracle overview

Added information on Oracle Java to the Products tab.

Oracle Java visibility

Added a new section.

Microsoft 365

Added information on new chart filtering based on subscriptions and that subscription utilization is for subscriptions with user-based metric.

9.14

Release date: 2021-06-22

Section

Change

Assignment types

Added Users as a new available assignment type for metric Concurrent users.

User settings/Settings tab

Added new setting Auto allocate licenses

Assignment tab

Clarified that the setting for enabling auto allocation checkbox is configured in the User settings.

9.13

Release date: 2021-05-05

Section

Change

Microsoft 365/Link users

Added information about the Unlinked users tab.

Reports cache

Added a new section.

Show report

Added information about how to show cached reports.

Enable or disable caching

Added a new section.

9.12

Release date: 2021-03-17

Section

Change

Microsoft 365

Changed name from Microsoft Office 365 to Microsoft 365.

Updated name of Microsoft 365 connector.

Microsoft 365/Manage cost periods for Microsoft 365

Microsoft 365/Overview

Microsoft 365/Subscriptions

Microsoft 365/Users

Microsoft 365/Cost

Added new sections.

Cloud reports

Agreement report

License report

User reports

Computer and mobile device reports

Application reports

Manage subscription plans

Add subscription plan

Remove subscription plan

Optimize Microsoft Office 365 subscription plans

Find users that could switch from MS Office Plan E3 to E1

Find users that are not using their subscription plan

Analyze cost per subscription plan

Analyze Microsoft 365 data.

Removed sections

9.10

Release date: 2021-02-17

Section

Change

Auto assign Oracle licenses

Added information that hard partitioned environments (IBM LPAR) are now included in the auto assignment process, provided that no licenses have been manually assigned to the environment.

Archive computers

Added that saved details of archived computers can be found on Search for computers page.

Removed sentence: "An archived computer cannot be restored."

Share a Snowboard

Added new section.

Invalid license assignments

Deleted the duplicated alerts No eligible application installed, Overassignment, and Invalid processor count.

9.9

Release date: 2020-12-09

Section

Change

Oracle database detail view

Added text to the description of the Options used tab in the table concerning the new feature showing details of why an option is marked as used or not.

User settings

Changed name of menu from Administration to Application.

Help and support

Updated the information to reflect the user interface.

Data Update Job

Removed sentence: "Snow License Manager 9.1 and later versions allow users to sign in at all times, regardless of whether Data Update Job is running or not."

Added info about Data Update Job status.

Assignment type: Organization

Updated the information to reflect that auto allocation is now selected by default.

Invalid license assignments

Added all possible invalid license assignments, including descriptions.

9.8

Release date: 2020-10-21

Section

Change

Computer/Applications tab

Added a note about allowlist and denylist functionality.

Archiving and unarchiving licenses

Added new section.

Archiving and unarchiving agreements

Added new section.

License Reports

Agreement Reports

Added Archived licenses and Archived agreements as examples of reports.

Edit Oracle orders

Added new section.

Delete Oracle orders

Added new section.

Unassign Oracle licenses

Changed the title of the section from Bulk-unassign Oracle licenses.

Removed the word bulk from this section.

Removed information about when this functionality was introduced.

Unassign licenses from one or more orders

Changed the procedure due to changed functionality.

Unassign licenses from one computer/datacenter/cluster

Clarified a step in the procedure.

Add or edit denylist criteria

Added steps describing new functionality for Comment and Organization.

Several sections

Changed the word blacklist to denylist and whitelist to allowlist.

9.7

Release date: 2020-06-17

Section

Change

Import data

Added section Import or update licenses.

Removed section License import settings.

Removed information concerning license import in section Preview of imported data.

Oracle overview

Changed name of tab Orders & Licenses to Entitlements.

Added information about Agreements and Auto assignments in Entitlements tab.

Compliance summary view

Added information about the new feature Compliance trend.

Agreements

Added specific information about Oracle agreements.

Corrected the name for Upgrade rights (previously Automatic license upgrades) checkbox.

9.6

Release date: 2020-02-12

Section

Change

License settings tab/Metric

Updated the information to reflect that you now can change the default metric.

Multiple metrics

Updated the information.

Auto assign Oracle licenses

Updated the information to reflect changes in the user interface regarding the auto assign wizard.

9.5

Release date: 2019-11-06

Section

Change

Oracle overview

Updated the table with a description of the new Overview Products tab.

Order summary view

Added a new section in the section Oracle overview.

Compliance summary view

Added a new section in the section Oracle overview.

Auto assign Oracle licenses

Added a new section.

Manage lists

Updated the information to reflect that the functions List all applications and List all computers are no longer available.

9.4.1

Release date: 2019-09-25

Section

Change

-

No changes

9.33

Release date: 2019-09-03

Section

Change

Change password

Removed the "¤" character from the list of symbols.

Reports

Updated the information to reflect the changes in the user interface.

Invalid license assignments

Updated the information to reflect how Snow License Manager works and how alerts are shown in the user interface.

Compare values tab

Remove bundle licensing

Restore bundle licensing

Default metric compliance example 1

Other metric compliance example 1

Changed the information about recalculating compliance to reflect what happens in the user interface.

Oracle license compliance

Updated information about supported rule sets.

9.3

Release date: 2019-06-27

Section

Change

Remarks

Added remark LH.

License settings

Updated the information.

Application detail view

Licenses tab

Compliance tab

License settings tab

Purchase tab

Added information about multiple metrics.

Multiple metrics

Added a new section.

Multiple metrics

Added a new section.

Security tab

Corrected text about organization node.

Adobe Creative Cloud

Added information on limitations and constraints.

9.2

Release date: 2019-04-24

Section

Change

Oracle overview

Added new sections: Visibility: Products, Visibility: Orders, Oracle order list, Visibility: License assignments, Oracle license statuses, Oracle license compliance: Supported rule sets, Import Oracle orders, and Assign Oracle licenses.

Add Oracle order manually

Changed the title of the section from Add Oracle order.

Associate servers with Oracle orders

Updated the information.

Add datacenters and clusters/General tab

Added information on new functionality to automatically populate Hypervisor technology and High availability for VMware Datacenter/Clusters.

Adobe Creative Cloud

Added a new section.

Link Snow License Manager users with Microsoft Office 365 users

Replaced "Snow Inventory 5" with "Active Directory user discovery".

Edit cost information

Added information on Adobe Creative Cloud.

Add new cost period for Microsoft Office 365 and SaaS

Changed the title of the section from Add new cost period.

Delete cost period for Microsoft Office 365 and SaaS

Changed the title of the section from Delete cost period.

Search for applications and computers

Added a new section.

Save searches for applications and computers

Added a new section.

Search for mobile devices, users, agreements, licenses, and objects

Changed the title of the section from Search.

Added a note explaining that there are two different search functions.

Save searches for mobile devices, users, agreements, licenses, and objects

Changed the title of the section from Save searches.

Added a note explaining that there are two different search functions.

Edit application

Edit computer

Archive computer

Application blacklist

Application whitelist

IBM PVU licensing

Changed List all applications/computers to Search for applications/computers

9.1

Release date: 2019-03-28

Section

Change

Data Update Job

Added new section

Software enterprise agreement

Deleted the following sections: Software enterprise agreements, Add software enterprise agreement, Information tab, Purchase orders tab, and Distributions tab.

Agreement

Deleted row Software enterprise agreement from the table.

9.0

Release date: 2018-11-22

Section

Change

Oracle database detail view

In the table for tabs Options used and Management packs agreed, added information on a new feature to manually change values.

Oracle overview

Renamed Database editions tab to Products.

Oracle overview

Added line for tab Orders in the table.

Platform overview

Updated information regarding Snow Inventory and Data Update Job.