JES2Mail and JES2FTP 5.3.5 – 5.3.6 Release Announcement

Version 5.3.5 – 5.3.6 Delivers Enhanced Security and Performance Benefits

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Tone’s JES2Mail and JES2FTP solutions transform mainframe JES and other host output into PDF, HTML, XML, or CSV, then deliver the output to email in-boxes, network servers, RSS feeds, or the cloud – automatically.

Release 5.3.5 – 5.3.6 of JES2Mail and JES2FTP now provides enhanced TLS V1.3 protocol support for secure connectivity and improved performance, as well as System Z compatibility updates.

JES2Mail and JES2FTP 5.3.5 – 5.3.6 Enhancement Highlights:

  • New TLS V1.3 support – TLS 1.3 is faster and more secure than TLS 1.2. A new JES2Mail and JES2FTP parameter ProtocolTLSV13 is now available for z/OS 2.4 and above environments. Users can specify ON to use TLSV1.3 protocol for more secure and higher performance connections.

  • Enhanced Password Handling – Both JES2Mail and JES2FTP 5.3.5 – 5.3.6 now utilize the enhanced Tone password format that accommodates flexible System Z environments frequently found in zCloud and Capacity on Demand (COD) processor configurations. Tone Software password authorization codes are specified for each function.

  • Validate Product Password Parameter – The JES2Mail and JES2FTP 5.3.5 – 5.3.6 product passwords are validated periodically by an hourly interval. The interval can be specified using the AuthCodeCheckWait parameter.

  • Enhanced Documentation – The 5.3.5 – 5.3.6 version of JES2Mail, JES2FTP, RPL and PDF Overlay documentation has been revised and updated to provide improved organization and ease of use. Registered users may download the updated 5.3.5 – 5.3.6 documentation from the JES2Mail or JES2FTP Documentation pages on the Tone Support website. Users that need credentials for the Tone Support website may register here: Tone Support Registration.

Current JES2Mail and JES2FTP customers receive the 5.3.5 – 5.3.6 release included with their paid maintenance plan. Visit the Tone
Release Upgrade Request web page to request the new release.

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