Reflection ZFE 2.0 - New Features and Release Notes

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Reflection ZFE version 2.0


Reflection ZFE version 2.0 released August 2016. This technical note lists the features and known issues in this release and information on how to obtain the product.

Reflection ZFE provides terminal emulation for 3270, 5250, VT, and UTS host types, while requiring only an HTML 5-capable browser.

Note: Micro Focus became aware of a serious security vulnerability in this product that could lead to an information disclosure from the server(s) where it is installed. This vulnerability has been corrected in Reflection ZFE version See for more information.


New Features and Fixes

There have been four interim releases of Reflection ZFE. This list of features include those provided in previous releases:

  • User preferences – With administrator permission, users can customize their work environment (2.0)
  • SiteMinder support (2.0)
  • Automated Sign-On for Mainframe support. Requires an activation file. (2.0)
  • Enhanced copy and paste functions (2.0)
  • Ability to export Reflection for the Web sessions to Reflection ZFE (2.0)
  • New settings and connection user interface (1.4)
  • UTS INT1 support. Requires an activation file. (1.4)
  • Terminal ID Manager support. Requires an activation file. (1.4)
  • Host Access Management and Security Server Administrative Console (1.3)
  • Enhanced macro functionality (1.3)
  • IND$FILE file transfer support (1.2)
  • Hotspots (1.2)
  • Mobile touch support (1.1)
  • Macros (1.1)
  • Color mapping (1.1)
  • Key mapping (1.1)
  • Copy/Paste (1.1)
  • Support for Microsoft Edge browser (1.1)

Additional Updates

In previous versions of Reflection ZFE, the administrator used the Settings > Macros panel to extend permissions for user-created macros. As of this release that functionality is available from the new Settings > User Preference Rules panel along with other end-user customization options.

Known Issues

If you encounter an issue in Reflection ZFE, contact Micro Focus Customer Care.

Current issues:

  • Recommended Browsers

It is highly recommended that Reflection ZFE users use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. While Reflection ZFE 2.0 supports Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) 11+, there are known performance issues with IE's JavaScript engine that may negatively affect the end user experience with Reflection ZFE.

Obtaining the Product

After you purchase Reflection ZFE, the product is available to download from Attachmate Downloads: For more information on using the download website, see KB 7021965.

Installing the Product

For information on supported platforms and system requirements, as well as basic install instructions, see Technical Note 2837. The User Guide has information on deployment and configuration options:

Additional Information

For more information about Reflection ZFE, see the Technical Resources page:

Legacy KB ID

This article was originally published as Attachmate Technical Note 2877.