AppClarity 7.1 (Maintenance) Release Notes – last updated 

These notes contain late-breaking information about AppClarity that you need to have to successfully install and use the product.  For the most up-to-date information please see the online readme. You should read these release notes and the online documentation for AppClarity thoroughly before installing the software.

New features in AppClarity 7.1

The AppClarity 7.1.105 maintenance release contains a number of bug fixes:

  • Works with Tachyon Platform 5.2
  • No features or feature changes added in this maintenance release.

The main AppClarity 7.1 release contained the following features:

  • Works with Tachyon 5.1
  • Windows Server OS LDC
    • New license demand for core based licensing of Windows Server OS (calculated with-in Microsoft Core LDC)
    • Compliance calculation is now based on new license demand
  • Support for Currency Conversion
    • When you can set a default currency (other than USD) AppClarity now renders all reporting and financial numbers (or graphs) only in that set currency
  • New UI controls
    New UI controls have been added to improve the usability:
    • Report refresh - ability to refresh reports on individual pages, and the ability to view the status of the last report refresh
    • UI Controls - ability to choose columns as either shown or hidden on individual screens
  • Installation mode change
    • AppClarity installer is now included as an app with the Tachyon installer and can be installed and maintained this way
    • Hotfixing capability
  • Enhancements
    • Entitlement
      • New Active Entitlements Only toggle filter on Entitlement Summary page
      • The ability to export entitlement summary data
    • License Demand
      • Device names are now shown as hyperlinks on LDC reports
    • Compliance
      • Improved logic for rendering installs, and a new "Exempt" status on the compliance detailed table
      • Effective License Position (ELP) displayed for SQL Server components as it is for SQL Server entitlement
    • Reclaim
      • Reclaim product usage screen loading time is optimized for quick page load.

Troubleshooting

Online help

AppClarity comes with online help that shows you how to install, configure and use the product. Click the following link to view the help:

For support queries, please

Known issues

The current known issues related to the installation and running of AppClarity can be found in the Troubleshooting Known issues page of the AppClarity documentation.

Known issues for the Platform and other applications can be found in the Tachyon Platform 5.2 - Known issues documentation.

AppClarity Release History

AppClarity 7.1.105.xx Web release (01 April 2021)

The AppClarity 7.1.105 maintenance release contains a number of bug fixes:

  • Works with Tachyon Platform 5.2
  • No features or feature changes added in this maintenance release.

The main AppClarity 7.1 release contained the following features:

  • Works with Tachyon 5.1
  • Windows Server OS LDC
    • New license demand for core based licensing of Windows Server OS (calculated with-in Microsoft Core LDC)
    • Compliance calculation is now based on new license demand
  • Support for Currency Conversion
    • When you can set a default currency (other than USD) AppClarity now renders all reporting and financial numbers (or graphs) only in that set currency
  • New UI controls
    New UI controls have been added to improve the usability:
    • Report refresh - ability to refresh reports on individual pages, and the ability to view the status of the last report refresh
    • UI Controls - ability to choose columns as either shown or hidden on individual screens
  • Installation mode change
    • AppClarity installer is now included as an app with the Tachyon installer and can be installed and maintained this way
    • Hotfixing capability
  • Enhancements
    • Entitlement
      • New Active Entitlements Only toggle filter on Entitlement Summary page
      • The ability to export entitlement summary data
    • License Demand
      • Device names are now shown as hyperlinks on LDC reports
    • Compliance
      • Improved logic for rendering installs, and a new "Exempt" status on the compliance detailed table
      • Effective License Position (ELP) displayed for SQL Server components as it is for SQL Server entitlement
    • Reclaim
      • Reclaim product usage screen loading time is optimized for quick page load.

AppClarity 7.1.0.95 Web release (27 July 2020)

  • Windows Server OS LDC
  • Support for Currency Conversion 
  • New UI controls
  • Installation mode change
  • Enhancements
    • Entitlement
    • License Demand
    • Compliance
    • Reclaim

AppClarity 7.0.0.206 Web release (17 Mar 2020)

  • Management Group view in LDC, Entitlements and Compliance
  • New UX with improved display and dashboards
  • RBAC feature to access screens and Reports
  • RHEL Server LDC
  • Custom SCCM Uninstall
  • User Based Compliance
  • Indirect and/or direct association of maintenance with license
  • Fallback approach to improve Compliance mechanism
  • Maintenance quantity consumption behavior is restructured
  • Device Exempted from LDC/Compliance
  • Performance Improvements in Reclaim Consolidation and Reporting
  • Improvements in entitlement connector (import from TSV and APC 5.2.300)
  • Wildcard support in entitlement
  • License Position (ELP) Report enhancements
  • Addition of User, Socket metrics in entitlement

AppClarity 6.1.100.57 Web release (14 Nov 2018)

  • Loading image jammed up on bulk publishing the entitlements.
  • Auto triggering the Entitlement and Reclaim consolidation on Publish.
  • Reclaim policy creation on any product exist in Catalog.
  • 'Pending Administrative Actions' notification on Published Reclaim Policies.
  • Overlapping/Overriding reclaim policies Published as "Disabled", to set the precedence first.
  • 'Management group names' information on Policy Precedence page.
  • Ability to refresh only one LDC at a time, instead of all LDC refresh.
  • License/Maintenance entitlements give option to view "Licensable" products only.
  • FIPS support.
  • Support for TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2.

AppClarity 6.1.0.30 Web release (26 July 2018)

  • Entitlement
  • License Demand Calculation (LDC )
  • Reclaim
  • SLA Platform - the new AppClarity is built upon the SLA Platform
  • Tachyon powered
  • IBM BigFix inventory connector