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 (Z 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 Z App to collect traceroute information. To learn more, see About Network Performance.
  • Z App now supports Check Point VPN as a VPN type for VPN Trusted Network detection.
  • Z 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 Z 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 Z App to auto-update by group. To learn more, see Configuring Update Settings for the Zscaler App.
  • Z App now supports keepalives to make the ZPA tunnel more reliable.
  • Z 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 Z App from collecting machine hostname information. To learn more, see Configuring Zscaler App To Collect  Hostnames.
  • Z App now displays the port number in the Server field of the Internet Security page.
  • Includes battery enhancements for the Android version of Z App.
  • For the Android version of Z 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 Z 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 Z 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 Z 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 Z App is disabled. When Z App is enabled, it disables existing proxy settings. With this feature, users do not need to manually enable those proxy settings when using Z App. To learn more, see Configuring Forwarding Profiles for the Zscaler App.
  • Fixes an issue where Z App displayed a cloud option multiple times in the Select a Cloud menu.
  • Fixes an issue where Z App did not intercept AAAA DNS queries which might result in ZPA applications becoming inaccessible.
  • Fixes an issue with the Windows version of Z 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 Z App tray icon did not show the ZPA reauthentication notification until the user opened Z App.
  • Fixes an issue with the Windows version of Z App where the app did not start the Windows filter driver when on the VPN.
  • Fixes an issue with the Windows version of Z App where the app displayed the invalid username error for a valid email domain.
  • Fixes an issue with the Windows version of Z 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 Z App where the app encountered issues when the user clicked Update Policy twice in row.
  • Fixes an issue with the iOS version of Z 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 Z 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 Z App Portal UI experience with password obfuscation.
  • The Z 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 Z App Portal now includes more device posture profile types. To learn more, see Configuring Device Posture Profiles for ZPA.
  • The Z 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 Z 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 Z 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 Z 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 Z 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 Z App Portal.