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Release Notes for Zuora Release 238, February 2019

  • 1.  Release Notes for Zuora Release 238, February 2019

    ZUORA
    Posted 02-13-2019 07:07

    Note: The features described in these release notes are available only from the Zuora API Sandbox environment. They are not yet available in the Zuora Production environment.

     

    Welcome to the release notes for Zuora Release 238 (R238), February 2019. This release includes new Zuora features, enhancements, resolved issues, and improvements to the Knowledge Center.

     

    For more information about the current product version, see Product Versions and Release Dates.

     

    Release Schedule

     

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    Highlights

     

    Please list the highlighted new features and enhancements below.

    • Automated Price Change for Renewed Subscriptions
    • New Billing Permission for Billing Run Creation
    • BlueSnap Account Updater Now Available

     

    REST API

     

    See API Changelog for a summary of REST API updates and documentation updates in the API Reference.

     

    Orders and Subscriptions

     

    Automated Price Change for Renewed Subscriptions

     

    Note: The migration to full Orders is in Limited Availability. We are actively soliciting feedback from a small set of early adopters before releasing as generally available.

     

    The Automated Price Change (Uplift) for Renewed Subscriptions feature is now supported in Orders. You can update the PriceChangeOption and PriceIncreasePercentage fields on Rate Plan Charges through the Zuora UI or API, without creating an Order.

     

    Billing

     

    New Billing Permission for Billing Run Creation

     

    A new Billing user permission called "Do bill runs for multiple accounts" controls whether to create bill runs for multiple customer accounts. By default, this user permission is enabled.

     

    If this user permission is disabled, you can only create bill runs for a single customer account through the Zuora UI and API. The Multiple Customer Accounts tab is not available on the New Bill Run page or the "New Scheduled or Recurring Bill Run" page.

     

    See Billing Permissions for more information.

     

    Payments

     

    BlueSnap Account Updater Now Available

     

    Zuora now supports the BlueSnap Account Updater. With this feature, you can automatically incorporate changes made to end customers Visa or MasterCard data into Zuora. The data includes the expiration date, new card number, account closure, and brand migration.

     

    Connect Marketplace

     

    See Zuora Connect Release Notes for detailed information about Connect new features, enhancements, and documentation updates.

     

    Zuora RevPro

     

    See Zuora RevPro Release Notes for detailed information about Zuora RevPro new features, enhancements, and documentation updates.

     

    Zuora CPQ Release

     

    The following articles describe the latest features of Zuora CPQ:

     

    Analytics

     

    Dashboard Supports Data Exports

     

    If your organization uses the Zuora Dashboard feature, users can now export data from any card. See Using the Dashboard for more information.

     

    Reporting and Insights

     

    The following articles describe the latest features of Zuora Reporting and the Zuora Insights add-on:

     

    SOAP API

     

    Current WSDL version: 92

     

    See Zuora WSDL for information on how to check your version and download the latest version.

     

    SOAP API Change History

     

    See Zuora SOAP API Version History for a summary of updates made to the SOAP API in recent Zuora releases.

     

    Knowledge Center

     

    We have updated the following Knowledge Center articles based on your feedback:

    • ISO Standard Country Codes: Removed the row of the unsupported country Netherlands Antilles from the Country Names and Codes table.

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