Proofpoint Essentials Release Notes 15 Jan 2020



Improvements

  • New sender reputation service added to enhance sender IP checks. 
  • General performance improvements to user sync tool.
  • Office 365 outbound sending server list extended to support China, Germany and US Government IPs.

Bug Fixes

  • Activation Date column now displays correctly on the customer page.
  • Easy spam reporting disclaimer now redirects as expected for plain text emails.
  • Mass password update now works when updating multiple users at a time.
  • AD Sandboxing option removed from automation settings.

Proofpoint Essentials Release Notes 28 Jan 2020


Bug Fixes

  • Resolves an issue when updating a user via the API whereby requests would fail if the is_active field was missing.
  • Fixes a SMTP Discovery threshold issue that could stop some users being added to the Discovered list.
  • Addresses a user sync issue to better handle UTF8 white space characters in mobile numbers.



Proofpoint Essentials Release Notes 10 Feb 2020


Improvements

  • Improves performance of bulk mail updates in email logs.
  • Improves clarity of Archive sorting labels by updating: Date Received to Archived Date and Date Sent to Received Date.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixes a bug where users could not preview multi-part/signed type email content from the logs page
  • Fixes a bug where reports sorted by total were not sorting correctly.



Proofpoint Essentials Release Notes 24 Feb 2020



Bug Fixes

  • Resolves an issue that could cause some customers to not auto renew after their expiration date.  
  • Fixes a bug where release and release & approve links where missing from Digests.
  • Fixes an issue that caused monthly scheduled reports to be sent weekly.


Proofpoint Essentials Release Notes 9 Mar 2020


Improvements:

  • Adds the ability to export Threat Insight Dashboard


Bug Fixes:

  • Resolves an issue whereby users could not delete their mail in the quarantine digest view
  • Fixes an issue on the customers page when exporting to now show active field value
  • Addresses a bug where SMTP Discovery page was missing for some users
  • Fixes an issue when toggling domains to enable/disable an error would appear
  • Corrects a minor issue with capitalization on filter options




Proofpoint Essentials Release Notes 06 April 2020



Improvements

  • Support added for SMTP AUTH LOGIN (in addition to AUTH PLAIN).
  • Adds the IP address to RBL blocked connection error messages.


Bug Fixes:

  • Corrects an issue whereby the subject of custom welcome email notifications were not being honored. 
  • Fixes an issue when entering an invalid country into client IP country filter.
  • Addresses an issue when creating new organisations if the address field has leading or trailing white space. The API will now allow organisations to be created and will remove any leading or trailing white spaces from the address field.
  • Fixes an issue when releasing bulk quarantined mail for discovered users.
  • Resolves a small issue is when saving domains.



Proofpoint Essentials Release Notes 27 April 2020



Improvements

  • Introduces a streamlined onboarding experience when creating a new customer in the UI.
  • Adds a new channel management experience.
  • Includes UX improvements to the licensing page.
  • Extends the customer provisioning API to include additional automation settings.
  • Removes the ability to trail down an email security package.


Bug Fixes:

  • Corrects an issue whereby a fatal error was presented when invalid Azure AD credentials were provided.
  • Addresses an issue when creating a filter to now allow underscores in email address criteria.
  • Fixes an issue when searching for a functional account alias.
  • Addresses some minor UI bugs.



Proofpoint Essentials Release Notes 27 May 2020



Improvements

  • Introduced a streamlined onboarding experience when creating a new customer.


Bug Fixes:

  • Corrects an issue with calendar dates overlapping
  • Addresses an issue that displayed attachment defense in the sidebar even when disabeled.
  • Fixes an issue whereby credentials would not save when configuring Azure sync.
  • Addresses some minor UI bugs.



Proofpoint Essentials Release Notes 08 June 2020


Bug Fixes

  • Corrects an issue in the Azure Sync tool whereby the count had been incorrect.
  • Fixes an issue whereby notification templates were not displaying properly in the UI when previewing or editing.
  • Fixes IMAP connection tests in Archive.
  • Addresses some minor UI bugs.




Proofpoint Essentials Release Notes 15 June 2020


Bug Fixes 

  • Corrects an issue where inbound subject filter would not processed after sender release in some cases.
  • Fixes an issue whereby EULA was incorrectly displayed.
  • Fixes an unique domain issue for channel management customer.
  • Addresses some minor UI bugs.

Proofpoint Essentials Release Notes 07 July 2020


Improvements


  • Removes the URL Defense character limit entirely.
  • Adds validation to the email tagging settings to show an error when the user attempts to save an invalid input.


Bug Fixes

  • Fixes an issue whereby the domains API would return an Internal Server Error when called.
  • Corrects an issue with domain verification and domain creation.
  • Fixes an unique domain issue when trying to create a channel management customer.
  • Fixes an issue whereby the EULA acceptance checkbox would display when creating a customer even if it was disabled.
  • Addresses some minor UI bugs.

Proofpoint Essentials Release Notes 14 July 2020


Bug Fixes

  • Corrects an issue with domain verification, customers now have the ability to verify management domains.
  • Fixes an issue whereby messages would not display in Archive due to attachment filenames containing non utf8 characters
  • Addresses some minor UI bugs.



Proofpoint Essentials Release Notes 27 July 2020


Bug Fixes


  • Addresses an issue where SMTP Authentication (Domains) component failed to display for organisation admins.
  • Resolves an issue that prevented bulk actions on the log search page from working correctly.
  • Corrects an issue with the Social Media Protection feature displaying regardless of its package assignment.
  • Fixes an issue whereby some Security Awareness emails were incorrectly quarantined.
  • Addresses some minor UI bugs.

Proofpoint Essentials Release Notes 04 August 2020


Improvements

  • Updates Essentials EULA July 2020
  • Replaces publicly insensitive terms in reports.
  • Improves performance when viewing mail in email archive.


Bug Fixes

  • Resolves an issue that prevented welcome emails being sent when creating a new organisation.
  • Corrects an issue with the Social Media Protection feature displaying regardless of its package assignment.
  • Fixes an issue whereby disabling 'Add Customer' access controls would also disable 'Customer Management' for certain customers.



Proofpoint Essentials Release Notes 11 August 2020


Improvements

  • Improves Emergency Inbox user experience and introduces visual indicators to highlight sender address manipulation
  • Updates essentials end user license agreement (EULA).

Bug Fixes

  • Resolves an issue that would display the EULA when upgrading/downgrading a package when the EULA control was disabled 
  • Corrects an issue with user licensing that would prevent updates if the license count was less than the active user count.
  • Fixes an issue whereby embedded inline images were not displaying when viewing a message in Email Archive.
  • Fixes to the Emergency Inbox to now always opens in a new window. Previously the existing window would refresh and would not be visible straight away.
  • Corrects some country labels in the customer creation dropdown list.



Proofpoint Essentials Release Notes 24 August 2020


Bug Fix

  • Resolves an issue that prevented discovery users from exporting their search results.

Proofpoint Essentials Release Notes 08 September 2020


Bug Fixes


  • Fixes an issue whereby some Security Awareness generate emails where marked as spam.
  • Addresses a digest issue that prevented the send to an alternate user feature from working correctly.
  • Corrects an issue with the top navigation bar display.
  • Resolves a problem that caused the trial package column on the customer page to display incorrect values.
  • Addresses a reporting issue in Traffic by address and Threat Summary that could cause incorrect total count values.
  • Corrects an issue whereby in some certain scenarios, AD Sync would send empty reports.
  • Addresses some minor UI bugs.



Proofpoint Essentials Release Notes 21 September 2020


Bug Fixes


  • Fixes an issue whereby the calendar widget in Email Archive wasn't rendering as expected.
  • Corrects an issue when applying Attachement Defense safe sender list.
  • Addresses some minor UI bugs.



Proofpoint Essentials Release Notes 19 October 2020
Improvements
  • Improves log search performance.
  • Increases the log search results from 10 to 100
  • Removes the legacy Archive tab from the side bar.
  • Adds a new notification template language - Chinese (Traditional) - 中文(繁體)
  • Updates the wording of insensitive terms used in the interface. 

Bug Fixes
  • Fixes an issue whereby some Active Directory emails included erroneous messages.
  • Corrects an issue when adding an IP to Active Directory Sync URL.
  • Fixes the disable user button on user's profile page.
  • Addresses some minor UI bugs.


Proofpoint Essentials Release Notes 9 November 2020

Improvements

  • Introduces a New Login Experience with optional Microsoft SSO
  • Adds Strategic Partner support for ODIN. 
  • An update to email template branding to include new logo and default color scheme.
  • Further Log Search performance improvements.
Bug Fixes
  • Fixes an issue whereby some entity names containing special characters were not displaying correctly in the customer list.
  • Corrects an issue when resetting a users password to not present the EULA if already accepted. 
  • Fixes an issue whereby the API allowed the creation of Management domain with mailflow enabled.
  • Addresses some minor UI bugs.

Proofpoint Essentials Release Notes 17 November 2020


Improvements:


  • Adds the ability to prevent users from logging in using Microsoft.
  • Introduces additional validation to first name and surname fields on the user profile page.
  • Auto populates the country field to inherit the parents country when creating a new customer.



Proofpoint Essentials Release Notes 30 November 2020


Improvements

  • Supports plus/sub addressing of email addresses.
  • Increases Customer page default result to 100.
  • Increases Users page default result to 100.
  • Increases Functional Account page default results to 100.
  • Changes the Proofpoint address in the End User Licensee Agreement (EULA).
  • Updates the Proofpoint Logo in Archive.
  • Extends white label support in the Archive top bar.
  • Adds Japanese as a supported email notification language.

Bug Fixes 

  • Fixes an issue whereby the country dropdown reverts to parent value if choosing another country, (Customer Creation)
  • Fixes an issue where some customer names containing special characters were not displaying correctly in the customer list.
  • Corrects an issue whereby numbers were no longer accepted in the "From Name" branding field.
  • Addresses some minor UI bugs.




Proofpoint Essentials Release Notes 11 January 2021


Bug Fixes

  • Corrects an issue in Active Directory Sync that prevented email address working correctly in the username field.
  • Fixes an issue whereby the user license counts were displaying the parent's value instead of the entity's value.
  • Addresses some minor security fixes.




Proofpoint Essentials Release Notes 20 January 2021


Improvements

  • Introduced support for silent uses to sync and access Security Awareness features.
  • Updates the default Anti-Spoofing policies settings to a recommended configuration when enabling the feature.

Bug Fixes 

  • Corrects an issue in that SQL error would appear for some filtered outbound mail.
  • Fixes an issue whereby some Attachment Defense mail for multiple recipients would incorrectly release blocked mail.
  • Addresses some minor security fixes.




Proofpoint Essentials Release Notes 27 January 2021


Improvements

  • Improved Security Awareness Sync.  Users that are deleted from Essentials platform will now be removed from Security Awareness
  • Adds disabeled organizactions to channel search results.
  • Adds API support to organization branding configuration


Bug Fixes 

  • Fixes an issue that prevented users from adding aliases containing ampersands to functional accounts address field.



Proofpoint Essentials Release Notes 1 February 2021


Improvements

  • Upgrades Essential scoring engine for all inbound email traffic
  • Allows users to filter and search on Fraud Classification (SPF/DKIM/DMARC) in email logs
  • Adds Fraud stats (SPF/DKIM/DMARC) to threat dashboard, reports, customer & user tables
  • Adds customizable notifications & customizable teachable moments to Security Awareness




Proofpoint Essentials Release Notes 8 February 2021


Improvements

  • Adds Armed Forces state codes to organization API endpoints
  • Introduces replacement terms for existing insensitive sender list terms.  If is highly recommended that the terms used in the API request are updated at earliest convenience.  Please see deprecation notes for more information.




Proofpoint Essentials Release Notes 15 February 2021


Improvements

  • Removes 12 month minimum term for Security Awareness.
  • Updates EULA to reflect change in Security Awareness terms.
  • Changes the Security Awareness cancel subscription behavior.  Cancelling a Security Awareness subscription will now remove access to the Security Awareness product and will remove all associated account data.
  • Align product information on the licensing page:
    • Removes License column and Auto Renew Status field.
    • Adds Start Date field to Email Security product.




Proofpoint Essentials Release Notes 03 March 2021


Improvements

  • Allows Channel Admin users to self purchase Email Security and Security Awareness products.
  • Introduces multiple user sync improvements for Security Awareness customers.

Bugs

  • Fixes an issue that would cause some Security Awareness notification emails to fail SPF checks.
  • Addresses a bug that prevented customers with Security Awareness from importing users using the CSV import feature. 



Proofpoint Essentials Release Notes 11 March 2021


Improvements

  • Updated the categorization grouping within the Threat Dashboard.
  • Updated categories are: Spam, Fraud and Malware
  • The Spam category includes the following sub-classifications: Spam, Bulk and SPF.
  • The Fraud category includes the following sub-classifications: Imposter, phishing, and DMARC.
  • The Malware category includes:the following sub-classifications: Attachment Defense and AV.
  • Added support to API for domain verification
  • Added support to API for enabling DKIM

Bugs

  • Fixes an issue where adding a Security Awareness license to an account would fail to refresh the license page.



Proofpoint Essentials Release Notes 22 March 2021


Improvements

  • Adds a new control for customers with URL Defense to exclude URLs in Security Awareness messages from being re-written.
  • Adds Mass Update user functionality to none Email Security customers.
  • Removes the ability for Organization admins to create outbound allow filters with destiny of allow.



Proofpoint Essentials Release Notes 06 April 2021


Improvements

  • Enables clickable elements on the Threat Dashboard page. Clicking on an element will now execute a log search based on the dashboard element selected.
  • Extends advanced search criteria in email logs to include all classifications and threat types.



Bugs

  • Removes text wrapping from: To and From columns in Email Logs.
  • Fixes a display issue where the Licensing & Billing page was incorrectly displaying non-billable admin in the value for 'Active (Billed)' .
  • Fixes an issue in which saving a mobile number under a user's profile would fail to update.

Known Issues

  • Channel Admin time zone is incorrectly applied to search criteria when clicking on a child organizations dashboard element. A fix will be applied in our next release and rolled out by April 14th, 2021.




Proofpoint Essentials Release Notes 19 April 2021


Improvements

  • Allows an admin to view which user has released a mail from quarantine.

Bugs

  • Corrects an issue whereby attachments did not show in permalinks.
  • Corrects issues with Threat Dashboard:
  • Threat Overview > Total Threats search criteria will no longer include clean mail.
  • Threat Breakdown charts will now default to midnight for search criteria.
  • Outbound graph now redirects to log search.
  •  Cursor will no longer appear clickable for non-clickable elements.
  • Addresses an issue that would hide log search actions for some smaller screen resolutions.
  • Channel admin time zones are now correctly applied to search criteria when clicking on a child organizations dashboard charts. 
  • Updates organization delete endpoint failure messaging.



Proofpoint Essentials Release Notes 04 May 2021


Bugs

  • Corrects an issue whereby Anti-Spoofing settings displayed incorrectly if the user had previously viewed another entities Anti-Spoofing configuration.
  • Removes the ability to create group administrators via the User API endpoint.
  • Addresses an issue that caused an error when exporting the Threat Summary report to csv.
  • Fixes an issue whereby a white labeled end user could view the "Help" menu when no custom sub domain was set for their entity or their parents.
  • Applies the correct Proofpoint branding logo to all login pages and aligns input boxes to the centre of the screen.