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The following release notes cover the most recent changes over the last 1 year. For a comprehensive list of product-specific release notes, see the individual product release note pages.

2024

February 02
zenConsole - Your Web Portal
  • Upgraded the performance of Resource Map on Dashboard;
  • Added support for online generation and management of Contracts.
January 22
zenConsole - Your Web Portal
  • Upgraded the quota of bare metal CIDR block from the zone level to the team level. Therefore, now the quota refers to the maximum number of CIDR Block IPs per team;
Bare Metal
January 08
zenConsole - Your Web Portal
  • Added support for Traffic display of compute resources. You can view bandwidth usage of your Bandwidth Cluster;
  • Added support for URL link of product details page;
Bare Metal
  • Added support for new formats of public SSH keys, including ED25519, RSA and ECDSA;
Cloud Networking
  • Added support for modification of the public cloud label name in Cloud Router.

2023

December 25
zenConsole - Your Web Portal
  • Added support for Third-party Access to your Console account. The third-party services supported for now are Github and Microsoft. More channels will be available soon;
Bare Metal
  • Added support for Server Replacement;
  • Added support for network interruption notification while assigning or unassigning CIDR block IP;
Cloud Networking
  • Added support for public cloud interconnection in the same data center.
December 11
zenConsole - Your Web Portal
Upgraded Ticketing Service page. You can view all your tickets' status in My Tickets;
Bare Metal
Added support for CPU temperature and ambient temperature display in Hardware Health Check;
Cloud Networking
Added support for detailed data center address display when creating a data center port.
November 27
zenConsole - Your Web Portal
  • Added support for Service Quotas to view quotas of your services. You can request a quota increase if you need;
  • Added icon hint for scheduled changes in bandwidth, data transfer, subscription terms and so on;
Bare Metal
  • Upgraded operating system selection while creating an instance by distinguishing custom OS and default OS;
Virtual Machine
  • Added restriction to port 25 access for email transmission for security reasons. If you require continued access to port 25, you may submit a request to remove the restriction.
November 13
zenConsole - Your Web Portal
  • Added support for MFA Authentication while signing in;
  • Upgraded unit of subscription terms from previous 30 days to a calendar month;
  • Upgraded current access policies;
Bare Metal
  • Added support for subscription term change while resubscribing recycled resources;
  • Upgraded remaining storage allocation in partitioning;
Virtual Machine
  • Added support for network pricing model change for subscription instances.
October 30
zenConsole - Your Web Portal
  • Upgraded alert management with logs and triggers;
  • Upgraded order summary display;
  • Added support for CID display in Team Settings;
Bare Metal
  • Added support for auto-numbering of instances during creation;
  • Added support for entry of order and bill details on the instance list page;
Virtual Machine
  • Upgraded rules of default security group and added support for port descriptions;
  • Added support for entry of order and bill details on the instance list page;
October 16
Bare Metal
Added support for auto-numbering of instances during creation;
Virtual Machine
Added support for SSH Key Pair login and management;
Cloud Networking
Added support for Multi-cloud Connection solution.
September 25
zenConsole - Your Web Portal
  • Upgraded Team Settings and Personal Profile pages;
  • Added support for network latency display of public IP backbone;
  • Added support for total network capacity display of cities;
Bare Metal
  • Added support for network pricing model change for subscription instances;
  • Added support for instance deletion and full refund if the first installation fails after you places an order for an instance;
Virtual Machine
  • Added support for custom image deletion if instances are already created with this custom image;
  • Added support for Admin lock of instances;
  • Upgraded password change. You can only change password of powered-on instances.
September 11
zenConsole - Your Web Portal
Upgraded search bar explanation;
Bare Metal
Upgraded VPC network;
Virtual Machine
Upgraded VPC network;
Cloud Networking
Upgraded pricing of cloud router, including billing start time and billing object.
August 28
zenConsole - Your Web Portal
  • Added support for Global VPN Provider Data Transfer Plan providing Zenlayer's global bare metal with data transfer package;
  • Upgraded Upgrade and Downgrade operations on public bandwidth and data transfer;
  • Upgraded Terms and Conditions confirmation upon placing the order.
Virtual Machine
Added support for instance specification upgrade and downgrade.
July 31st
zenConsole - Your Web Portal
Added support for a pop-up prompt for no financial permission;
Virtual Machine
  • Upgraded HDD disk type to Standard Disk;
  • Added support for Zone selection in instance creating;
Cloud Networking
  • Private Connect for Subnet and Public Cloud is unavailable;
  • Added support for Private Connect in the same data center;
Global Accelerator
Added support for SSL certificate upload, deployment and management.
July 17
Bare Metal
  • Upgraded location selection. The system can pick a zone randomly for you to show all available models in one city;
  • Upgraded tiered price display when setting up public network bandwidth or data transfer;
Virtual Machine
  • Added support for HDD and SSD storage disk types;
  • Added support for High-performance instance model;
  • Upgraded tiered price display when setting up public network bandwidth or data transfer.
July 3rd
zenConsole - Your Web Portal
  • Added support for Global Acceleration Test in Looking Glass to experience the actual acceleration effect of global acceleration;
  • Upgraded payment process with new check-out interface;
Bare Metal
  • Added Default username display when setting up your own password of the instance;
Virtual Machine
  • Added support for pay-as-you-go data transfer network billing method;
  • Added Default username display when setting up your own password of the instance;
Global Accelerator
  • Added support for access control to filter request IPs by adding Accept or Deny strategies.
June 19
zenConsole - Your Web Portal
Added support for Private Backbone Latency in Looking Glass to discover the power of our premium private backbone with full-mesh connectivity;
Bare Metal
  • Upgraded partitioning while instance creation and the remained space will be added to the root partition for operating systems except for Windows;
  • Upgraded pricing model display while resource creation and pay-as-you-go model will be displayed first if available;
Virtual Machine
  • Added support for location filtering for Private Connect while virtual machine instance creation;
  • Upgraded pricing model display while resource creation and pay-as-you-go model will be displayed first if available;
Cloud Networking
Upgraded Data Center Port list page display.
June 05
Bare Metal
Upgraded data transfer display in the instance list page, including purchased data transfer package and the overages;
Virtual Machine
  • Upgraded insufficient balance reminder in pay-as-you-go instance purchasing;
  • Added support for the default security group. An instance will be associated to the default security group by default;
  • Upgraded data transfer display in the instance list page, including purchased data transfer package and the overages;
Cloud Networking
Added support for virtual machine subnet Layer 2 connections in private connect;
Global Accelerator
Upgraded Advanced Settings for the acceleration rules, including FAQ doc links to TOA, Proxy Protocol, Gzip, WebSockets.
May 22
zenConsole – Your Web Portal
  • Added support for mobile terminal login and registration;
  • Upgraded Location display for all products to unify user experience;
  • Upgraded pay-as-you-go price display.
Bare Metal
Upgraded private network configuration details;
Virtual Machine
  • Added support for pay-as-you-go pricing model;
  • Upgraded private bandwidth limit for 1 Gbps.
Global Accelerator
Added support for origin health check.
April 17
zenConsole – Your Web Portal
Upgraded Resource Map by improving resource display and adding shortcuts to resource creation;
Virtual Machine
  • Upgraded security group creation procedures. You can apply the created security group to the instance later after creation;
  • Added supported for Temporary Hold in pay-as-you-go pricing model;
Cloud Networking
Upgraded Cloud Router creation page.
April 3rd
zenConsole – Your Web Portal
  • Upgraded API v2.0 references of Bare Metal products;
  • Upgraded Resource Map, including state display of full mesh network links.
Bare Metal
Upgraded default network pricing model to data transfer pricing.
Virtual Machine
  • Upgraded default network pricing model to data transfer pricing.
  • Added support for selecting custom images and setting the password in OS reset.
Global Accelerator
Added support for new subscription packages, including CN2 and non-CN2 acceleration.
March 20
zenConsole – Your Web Portal
  • Upgraded product selection in Contact Us;
  • Added What's this? and How to? links to Doc Center in corresponding product list pages and creation pages.
Bare Metal
  • Added support for promo code. The offer cannot be used in conjunction with discounts for long-term subscriptions;
  • Upgraded specification display. You can view the included bandwidth or data transfer;
  • Upgraded location filters in instance creation. You can filter zones available for cloud router connection.
Virtual Machine
  • Added support for promo code. The offer cannot be used in conjunction with discounts for long-term subscriptions;
  • Added support for Virtual Network Computing (VNC) access. You can remote control your virtual machine via VNC.
Cloud Networking
Upgraded cloud router list display by adding VLAN and bandwidth information.
March 6
zenConsole – Your Web Portal
  • Upgraded menu bar by increasing Dashboard icon, Products and Solutions buttons.
  • Upgraded search bar and increased shortcut to Docs.
  • Upgraded snapshot of Billing Center by displaying the current balance.
Bare Metal
  • Upgraded bare metal menu list.
  • Upgraded the product name of Public Virtual Interface to VLAN.
Virtual Machine
  • Added support for the custom image.
  • Added support for different billing cycles of instance subscription.
Cloud Networking
  • Added support for Google Cloud connection.
  • Added support for Virtual Edge - IPsec connection.
  • Upgraded Overview page layout of cloud router.
February 20
zenConsole – Your Web Portal
  • Updated product menu and personal settings.
  • Added onboarding support for new users.
Bare Metal
  • Added support for resource group change.
  • Updated column headers of instance list, adding Configuration.
Virtual Machine
You can filter specifications of instances while creating one.
Cloud Networking
Upgraded private connect creation procedures without distinguishing between data center interconnect and cloud connect.

2022

October 16
zenConsole – Your Web Portal
  • Themes, including dark and light, are now available for all users.
  • Added support for multi-languages. Simplified Chinese is first added.
  • Added support for IPT (IP Transit) bandwidth monitoring.
Bare Metal
  • You can now change the public virtual interface bandwidth of your bare metal cloud instance.
  • Upgraded agent architecture of bare metal cloud instances to further enhance security.
  • Upgraded IPMI (Intelligent Platform Management Interface) access control of bare metal cloud instances to further enhance security.
Virtual Machine
  • Bandwidth upgrade and downgrade are now available.
  • You can now reinstall the operating system of your virtual machine instance.
Cloud Networking
Added new access point type – VPC (Virtual Private Cloud)
Global Accelerator
  • Added support for custom and standard routing types. Custom routing accelerates specific region(s); standard routing provides an anycast IP to accelerate all regions.
  • Updated global acceleration test tool.

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