1.0 Release Notes

Reflection ZFE version 2.3.5 released April 2019. These release notes list the features and known issues in this release and information on how to obtain the product. Reflection ZFE provides terminal emulation for 3270, 5250, VT, ALC, UTS, and T27 host types, while requiring only an HTML 5-capable browser.

Management and Security Server Release Notes

Host Access Management and Security Server version 12.5.5 released with Reflection ZFE 2.3.5. MSS release notes are available here.

NOTE:The End User License Agreement (EULA) is available in English, Spanish, French, Italian and German in the <install location>\licenses directory.

1.1 What’s New

This is the fifth interim release of Reflection ZFE since the 2.3 release in July 2018. The list of new features and fixes includes everything included in this release as well as the 2.3 release with their release versions noted. All releases are cumulative and this 2.3.4 release contains everything released in all prior releases. You can see release notes for previous releases here.

NOTE:As of the 2.3 release, Reflection ZFE uses activation files to enable host access and product functionality. After installing, open the MSS Administrative Console (Configure Settings > Product Activation) to activate. An activation file follows this format: activation.<module_name>.jaw.

  • Features and fixes include:

    • In this release you can now deploy the session server to a Docker container. The ZFE install package contains an initial Dockerfile and accompanying application jar file to get you started using the session server in containers. (2.3.5)

    • There is a new JavaScript API. Using the ZFE JavaScript API you can embed the web client in your own web site. (2.3.5)

    • The documentation contains a new Deploy section, which provides information on using Docker, determining the size of your deployment, and an High Availability Deployment Blueprint describing how to deploy ZFE in a highly available, scalable, and secure manner. (2.3.5)

    • With this release the ZFE installation program verifies that the available memory and number of CPU cores meet the minimum system requirements. (2.3.4)

    • You can now update, modify, and extend the presentation of the ZFE web client using your own HTML, CSS, or JavaScript code using the new extension feature. Read more about it here. (2.3.4)

    • Using IND$File you can now enter the path to a file and initiate a manual transfer (2.3.3)

    • Improved Keyboard Mapping User Interface (2.3.2)

    • Added ability to append screen captures to an existing screen capture file (2.3.2)

    • Enhancements to the FTP batch file transfer feature, including copying lists and items (2.3.2)

    • Improved handling of function keys in Internet Explorer (2.3.2)

    • You can transfer multiple files in one operation using the new FTP batch file transfer option (2.3.1)

    • Reflection ZFE Airlines Edition adds support for ALC host types (2.3)

    • Easier and more user friendly certificate and key store management (2.3)

    • Reflection ZFE now includes OpenJDK: Azul Zulu as a replacement for the Oracle JDK (2.3)

    • New font options, including resizing, zero customization, and scaling functionality (2.3)

  • Multiple bug fixes

1.2 Known Issues

Micro Focus Technical Support is always available to help you with any issues you may encounter in Reflection ZFE.

  • Reflection ZFE and replication

    Management and Security Server (MSS) provides the ability to replicate Reflection ZFE settings, including user customizations, macros, and session servers. In order for the list of Reflection ZFE session servers in the MSS Administrative Console to reflect changes made on other MSS servers, you must restart MSS.

Unresolved issues from previous releases are listed in Technical References under Known Issues.

1.3 Installing the Product

Read Walking through ZFE for specific system and installation requirements and helpful tips.

1.4 Contacting Micro Focus

For specific product issues, contact Micro Focus Support.

Additional technical information or advice is available from several sources:

1.5 Legal Notice

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