April 17, 2019 Release Notes: Z App 1.5 & Z App Portal 3.15


April 17, 2019 Release Notes: Z App 1.5 & Z App Portal 3.15

Zscaler App 1.5 Enhancements and Fixes

  • Zscaler App now connects to gateway.<Zscaler cloud name>.net for captive portal detection, instead of clients4.google.com.

<Zscaler cloud name> is the name of the cloud on which your organization is provisioned. For example, if your cloud is zscloud.net, the URL is gateway.zscloud.net.

  • You can now enable the Zscaler App to collect traceroute information. To learn more, see About Network Performance.
  • Zscaler App now supports Check Point VPN as a VPN type for VPN Trusted Network detection.
  • Zscaler App now supports packet captures on all network adapters.
  • You can now create suffixes to customize user agents used for IdP authentication. To learn more, see Customizing the Zscaler App User Agent.
  • You can now configure a grace period for Zscaler App to reactivate the Internet Security feature if the user turns it off. To learn more, see Configuring Zscaler App Profiles.
  • You can now configure Zscaler App to auto-update by group. To learn more, see Configuring Update Settings for the Zscaler App.
  • Zscaler App now supports keepalives to make the ZPA tunnel more reliable.
  • Zscaler App now displays a message when a user’s device does not meet the device posture profile and access to ZPA applications is blocked.
  • You can now enable or disable the Zscaler App from collecting machine hostname information. To learn more, see Configuring Zscaler App To Collect  Hostnames.
  • Zscaler App now displays the port number in the Server field of the Internet Security page.
  • Includes battery enhancements for the Android version of the Zscaler App.
  • For the Android version of the Zscaler App, you can now enable or disable the app from automatically uploading crash reports. To learn more, see Configuring Automatic Crash Reporting for Zscaler App.
  • For the iOS version of the Zscaler App, improves the PAC parser to allow support for the multiple connect feature. To learn more, see Best Practices for Using PAC Files with Zscaler App.
  • The Windows version of the Zscaler App now detects if there is an OS upgrade and installs the appropriate version of the Zscaler network driver.
  • The Windows and macOS versions of Zscaler App now display the total number of sent bytes and received bytes in KB and MB.
  • You can now configure browser proxy settings for Windows and macOS devices when the Zscaler App is disabled. When the Zscaler App is enabled, it disables existing proxy settings. With this feature, users do not need to manually enable those proxy settings when using Zscaler App. To learn more, see Configuring Forwarding Profiles for the Zscaler App.
  • Fixes an issue where the Zscaler App displayed a cloud option multiple times in the Select a Cloud menu.
  • Fixes an issue where Zscaler App did not intercept AAAA DNS queries which might result in ZPA applications becoming inaccessible.
  • Fixes an issue with the Windows version of the Zscaler App where users might encounter authentication errors after upgrading from version 1.3.1 to version 1.4.
  • Fixes an issue where the Windows version of the Zscaler App tray icon did not show the ZPA reauthentication notification until the user opened the Zscaler App.
  • Fixes an issue with the Windows version of the Zscaler App where the app did not start the Windows filter driver when on the VPN.
  • Fixes an issue with the Windows version of the Zscaler App where the app displayed the invalid username error for a valid email domain.
  • Fixes an issue with the Windows version of the Zscaler App where system proxy settings did not change after users moved from an untrusted network to a trusted network.
  • Fixes an issue with the macOS version of the Zscaler App where the app encountered issues when the user clicked Update Policy twice in row.
  • Fixes an issue with the iOS version of the Zscaler App where traffic could be sent direct if the forwarding profile had both Tunnel mode and Tunnel with Local Proxy mode configured.
  • Fixes an issue where the device could not access the Internet while connected to the hotspot of a laptop that had Zscaler App enabled.

Zscaler App Portal Enhancements and Fixes

  • The exportable CSV file for enrolled device information now includes the app profile name for each device.
  • Improved Zscaler App Portal UI experience with password obfuscation.
  • The Zscaler App Portal now generates a unique, one-time password for each enrolled device that can be used to log out or disable Z App. Once the password is used, Zscaler generates a new password. To learn more, see About One-Time Passwords for Enrolled Devices.
  • The Zscaler App Portal now includes more device posture profile types. To learn more, see Configuring Device Posture Profiles for ZPA.
  • The Zscaler App Portal now supports a Documentation Browser that displays context-sensitive help articles. To learn more, see Using the Zscaler App Portal Documentation Browser.
  • You can now define your admins’ level of access to the Zscaler App Portal when you configure admin roles in the Zscaler Internet Access (ZIA) Admin Portal. To learn more, see Managing Admin Access to the Zscaler App Portal.
  • Now supports cellular quota enforcement for the Android version of Zscaler App. To learn more, see Configuring a Cellular Quota with Zscaler App for Android.
  • Fixes an issue where disabling the ZIA service subscription also disabled the ZPA service subscription.
  • Fixes an issue where the Zscaler App Portal displayed the dashboard incorrectly before acceptance of the AUP was complete.
  • Fixes an issue where the admin force-removed a device listed in the Zscaler App Portal and received an error stating that the device was already removed.
  • Fixes an issue where the Zscaler App License widget included devices with the policy status of Unregistered in the total number of used devices.
  • Improves the loading time for the Device Snapshot menu of the Zscaler App Store page in the Zscaler App Portal.