Okta Preview Release 2017.05 began deployment on February 1. For the latest information on our release schedule, see Current Release Status.
Check the version number at the bottom of your Okta Administrator page to see your current version. Clicking the version number takes you directly to the folder containing the release notes.
Version numbers usually indicate the year and week of the year when releases are pushed to orgs. For example, release 2017.02 was pushed the second week of 2017. The week numbers follow the ISO Week Date convention.
EOL for Okta support of Apple mobile OS version
With the releases of Okta Mobile 5.2.0 and Okta Verify 3.2.0, Okta no longer supports iOS 8. Users attempting new installations on iOS 8 will see a notice stating that their OS version is no longer supported. Currently, Okta supports iOS versions 9.x and 10.x. For details, see Okta Support for Mobile Operating System Versions.
Browser plugin phased rollout
On February 20, 2017, Okta will begin a phased Generally Available (GA) release of Okta browser plugin version 5.11.x for all supported browsers. The rollout is targeted to end on March 7, 2017. This version provides security enhancements. Okta strongly recommends that you install the plugin when prompted to do so. If you have any questions or concerns following the upgrade, contact Okta Support. For version history, see Browser Plugin Version History.
New Okta Sign-In Experience to be enabled for all remaining Production orgs
On February 15, 2017 Okta will enable the New Okta Sign-In Experience automatically for those remaining Production orgs that have not enabled it yet. If you have not done so already, we recommend that you enable the feature now to let your users become familiar with it. If you have any questions, please contact Okta Support.
Apple iOS 10 upgrade impact on Okta Mobility Management Password Sync
Users who have upgraded to iOS 10 should note the following: If you’re using Okta Mobility Management (OMM) to configure Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) profiles, a known issue has been introduced that affects OMM’s ability to perform Password Sync for EAS profile updates on iOS devices. For details and workarounds, see Known Issue: iOS10 upgrade impacts Okta Mobility Management (OMM) Password Sync.
Unless otherwise noted, this feature is available to all Preview orgs with release 2017.05:
The Okta Radius Server agent version 2.5.0 is now available to EA users. This release supports the Radius Generic App and Amazon Workspace App. To obtain this EA release, contact Okta Support. For the version history, see Okta RADIUS Server Agent Version History.
Platform Release Notes
Incremental Features Summary
There are no incremental features in this release.
We've implemented SWA for the following Okta Verified applications:
We've implemented SAML for the following Okta Verified applications:
We've added the following Mobile application for use with Okta Mobility Management (OMM):
We've changed Signature/Digest algorithms from SHA1 to SHA256 for the following SAML apps:
Bug numbers ending with an H are hotfixes. Hotfixes are typically deployed after the initial release.
Product Bug Fixes
The following issues are fixed:
App Integrations Fixes
The following SWA apps were not working correctly and are now fixed: