June 7, 2021

Features

  • Introduced Network Connector Deployment, which allows administrators to select their preferred deployment scenario with direct access to the related administrator guide.
  • Administrators can test each connector after the deployment is complete.

Improvements

  • Linux scripts now contain routing and NAT configurations.

June 2, 2021

Improvements

  • Upgraded the VPN server infrastructure.
  • Fixed an intermittent issue where domain routing didn’t work properly for iOS devices.

April 8, 2021

Features

March 30, 2021

Features

March 17, 2021

Fixes

  • Fixed an intermittent issue where some users weren’t able to reach a new domain that was recently added to a network.

February 24, 2021

Features

  • Introduced the ability to configure domains for networks, hosts, and services.
  • DNS records can now be added in the administration portal to extend DNS configuration capabilities.

Improvements

  • Updated the user interface for the Networks, Hosts, and Settings pages.
  • Added “Get Connected“ information to the Documentation section of the administration portal.
  • Added a setting that allows you to disable user group synchronization when SAML is active, which lets you configure local user groups independently from your IdP. 

Fixes

  • Fixed an issue with bundling profiles for Windows connectors.

Discontinuations

  • Discontinued support for Internet Explorer 11.

February 16, 2021

Improvements

  • Upgraded the OpenVPN Cloud server infrastructure.
  • Added support for DNS client registrations. For example, when a client connects to the VPN, a DNS record that includes the client’s hostname and IP address is added to your DNS server.
    • Note: This feature can only be enabled by the OpenVPN Support team — you must open a support ticket to make the request.

Fixes

  • Fixed an intermittent issue where VoIP communication didn’t work correctly in some cases.

Discontinuations

  • Discontinued support for TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1.
    • Note: Email notifications sent January 12, 2021, and February 9, 2021.

February 10, 2021

Improvements

  • Minor improvements to OpenVPN Connect app authentication.

January 27, 2021

Improvements

  • Minor improvements to OpenVPN Connect app authentication.
  • Upgraded the OpenVPN Cloud server infrastructure.
  • Added validation to ensure that VPN clients that don’t have web authentication support are not allowed to connect to a VPN that requires web authentication.

January 13, 2021

Improvements

  • Updated all OpenVPN URL addresses in the email notification templates.

Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where administrators weren’t receiving email notifications.

December 16, 2020

Features

  • A feature was added to allow each account to have multiple administrators.

Improvements

  • The administration and user portals were moved to the openvpn.com domain.
  • Added validation to disallow non-routable subnets.

December 2, 2020

Fixes

  • Fixed an intermittent issue where users weren’t able to proceed with web authentication.

November 3, 2020

Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where an access group wasn’t providing access to a service, even though the service was correctly configured as the access group’s destination.

November 2, 2020

Improvements

  • Added the Connect Auth setting to define the default value for user group authentication. 
  • Added the option to force Connect Auth on each connection attempt.
  • When setting up a user or group, administrators can now choose to allow or disallow the option for users to “trust this device”.
  • Updated the SAML user group mapping page.

Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where email notifications weren’t being sent.

October 27, 2020

Fixes

  • Fixed a display issue that affected new VPN regions and the list order of the continents.

October 14, 2020

Improvements

  • Minor improvements to the algorithm that monitors the number of active connections.

Fixes

  • Fixed a SAML group mapping issue.

October 8, 2020

Improvements

  • Unified authentication handling for the user portal and the OpenVPN Connect app.

September 24, 2020

Features

  • Added email notifications about subscription utilization and offline connector events.

Improvements

  • Changed the naming convention for profiles that are downloaded from a browser.
  • Added an “all regions” option to the user group VPN region parameters.
  • Added the ability to filter users by VPN region on the status page.

Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where disconnected clients were shown as online on the status page.
  • Fixed an issue where users were able to access the VPN egress network subnets in a custom topology.