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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 Billing Application Release 242 (R242), March 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

 

  • Enhancements to Invoice Item Settlement
  • Adyen Account Updater Now Available
  • Integration with the Mastercard Payment Gateway
  • Dashboard Supports Configurable Grouping

 

REST API

 

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

 

Invoicing

 

Enhancements to Invoice Item Settlement

 

Note: The Invoice Item Settlement feature is in Limited Availability and it must be used together with other Invoice Settlement features (Unapplied Payments, and Credit and Debit memos). If you wish to have access to the feature, submit a request at Zuora Global Support.

 

The Invoice Item Settlement feature now exposes the amounts of invoice items, invoice taxation items, credit memo items, credit memo taxation items, debit memo items, and debit memo taxation items.

 

As part of the enhancements, the following data sources now include the Balance field:

  • Debit Memo Item
  • Debit Taxation Item
  • Invoice Item
  • Taxation Item

 

The following data sources now include the Unapplied Amount field:

  • Credit Memo Item
  • Credit Taxation Item

 

For REST API enhancements to this feature, see API Changelog (2019-02-20) for more information.

 

Payments

 

Adyen Account Updater Now Available

 

Zuora now supports the Adyen 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.

 

Integration with the Mastercard Payment Gateway

 

Note: The Mastercard Payment Gateway feature is in Limited Availability. If you wish to have access to the feature, submit a request at Zuora Global Support.

 

Zuora now supports the integration with the Mastercard payment gateway. The Credit Cards and Credit Card Reference Transactions payment methods are supported in the integration.

 

With the integration, you can now perform the following functions on the MasterCard payment gateway:

  • Validate payments (both zero and non-zero amounts)
  • Apply payments
  • Refund payments
  • Cancel payments
  • Credit payments

 

Connect Marketplace

 

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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 Configurable Grouping

 

If your organization uses the Zuora Dashboard feature, users with the Manage Dashboard permission can now choose how the data shown on each card is grouped. For example, you could group Net MRR by product name.

 

See Configuring Cards on the Dashboard for more information.

 

Removal of Filtering Fields for Dashboard Cards

 

Zuora has reduced the number of fields that are available when filtering data on the Zuora Dashboard. The set of available fields now represents the reporting dimensions that are of greatest relevance to subscription metrics.

Zuora has not removed any fields that are currently being used in customers' filters.

 

Reporting and Insights

 

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

 

SOAP API

 

Current WSDL version: 94

 

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:

 

  • GoCardless Gateway: In the Supported Currencies section, added “AUD (AU Direct Entry, BECS)” to the currency list.
  • Triggering Conditions: Updated the description of the “Upon a Specific Date” triggering condition to make it clear.
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Zuora Documentation

Added one new feature to the Release Notes:

- Integration with the Mastercard Payment Gateway

Zuora Documentation

Added two new Analytics features to the Release Notes:

  • Dashboard Supports Configurable Grouping

  • Removal of Filtering Fields for Dashboard Cards