April 2018 Release Notes

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April 2018 Release Notes

Welcome to the release notes for the Zuora April 2018 Release, R223. 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

The schedule for R223 deployment.

 The release dates are subject to change.

R223

  • APISandbox Release Date: April 16, 2018
  • Production Release Date: April 22, 2018

R223.1

  • APISandbox Release Date: April 25, 2018
  • Production Release Date: April 25, 2018

Highlights

  • Creating Pending Subscriptions in Orders

REST API

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

Subscriptions

Creating Pending Subscriptions in Orders

This feature is only available if you have the Orders feature enabled. We are actively soliciting feedback from a small set of early adopters. If you wish to have access to the feature, submit a request at Zuora Global Support.

The Orders feature has been enhanced to support creating pending subscriptions via the "Create order" REST API operation. You can create a new subscription of either a Pending Activation, Pending Acceptance, or Active status, depending on your Billing Trigger Dates and Triggering Condition settings. The order that contains the pending subscription will also be in the Pending status.

Additionally, when creating a new subscription using the “Create order” REST API operation, if a charge has its Triggering Condition set to Upon a Specific Date, you do not have to specify the charge’s Specific Trigger Date. In this case, Zuora creates a pending subscription.

See Pending Order and Subscription for more information.

Payments

R223.1 Support Integration with the Amazon Pay Gateway  

Zuora now partners with the Amazon Pay gateway to provide a gateway integration for credit card reference (CCRef) transaction processing. Before using this gateway for CCRef transactions, you must activate the Amazon Pay for your tenant, create and configure an Amazon Pay gateway instance. 
See Amazon Pay Gateway for more information.

Connect Marketplace

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

Zuora CPQ Release

The following articles describe the latest features of Zuora for Salesforce:

Analytics

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

SOAP API

Current WSDL version: 91

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:

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