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@mkaply mkaply released this Dec 15, 2020 · 10 commits to master since this release

Note: While these templates will work for Firefox ESR68, they contain new policies that are not in Firefox ESR 68. If you need to manage Firefox ESR 68, you should use v1.17

The README that corresponds to this release is:

https://github.com/mozilla/policy-templates/blob/v2.6/README.md

This release updates the following policies:

PictureInPicture - The policy was documented incorrectly and has since been corrected.
Preferences - Added additional prefixes: spellchecker. and pdfjs.

For more detailed information about Firefox 84 and Firefox 78.6 ESR, we now have detailed enterprise release notes.

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@mkaply mkaply released this Nov 17, 2020 · 17 commits to master since this release

Note: While these templates will work for Firefox ESR68, they contain new policies that are not in Firefox ESR 68. If you need to manage Firefox ESR 68, you should use v1.17

The README that corresponds to this release is:

https://github.com/mozilla/policy-templates/blob/v2.5/README.md

This release provides support for the following new policies:

ManagedBookmarks

This release updates the following policies:

DisableTelemetry - toolkit.telemetry.archive.enabled is now set to false when this policy is enabled).
OverrideFirstRunPage - Added support for multiple pages separated by a vertical bar (|).
Preferences - Added additional prefixes; general.autoScroll., general.smoothScroll., and signon.
WebsiteFilter - Added support for blocking local files.

For more detailed information about Firefox 83 and Firefox 78.5 ESR, we now have detailed enterprise release notes.

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@mkaply mkaply released this Oct 20, 2020 · 39 commits to master since this release

Note: While these templates will work for Firefox ESR68, they contain new policies that are not in Firefox ESR 68. If you need to manage Firefox ESR 68, you should use v1.17

The README that corresponds to this release is:

https://github.com/mozilla/policy-templates/blob/v2.4/README.md

There are no major policy changes in this release. There are some documentation updates and text clarifications in the various policy files.

Firefox fixes to policies:

Preferences - Fixed policy so that it works correctly on macOS.
OfferToSaveLogins | OfferToSaveLoginsDefault - Made these policies coexist better.

For more detailed information about Firefox 82 and Firefox 78.4 ESR, we now have detailed enterprise release notes.

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@mkaply mkaply released this Sep 22, 2020 · 48 commits to master since this release

NOTE: There is a regression in Firefox 81 and Firefox ESR 78.3 that breaks legacy preference policies on Windows when using GPO. We don't have a timeline for a fix yet, but the workaround right now is to switch to using the new Preference policy. I apologize for the inconvenience.

Note: While these templates will work for Firefox ESR68, they contain new policies that are not in Firefox ESR 68. If you need to manage Firefox ESR 68, you should use v1.17

The README that corresponds to this release is:

https://github.com/mozilla/policy-templates/blob/v2.3/README.md

This release updates the following policies:

Preferences - Added support for specifying arbitrary preferences. Not all preferences are included, but most are. We will be continually adding more prefixes.

Preferences that start with the following prefixes are supported:

accessibility.
browser.
datareporting.policy.
dom.
extensions.
geo.
intl.
layout.
media.
network.
places.
print.
ui.
widget.

as well as the following security preferences:

security.default_personal_cert
security.insecure_connection_text.enabled
security.insecure_connection_text.pbmode.enabled
security.insecure_field_warning.contextual.enabled
security.mixed_content.block_active_content
security.osclientcerts.autoload
security.ssl.errorReporting.enabled
security.tls.hello_downgrade_check
security.warn_submit_secure_to_insecure

For more detailed information about Firefox 81 and Firefox 78.3 ESR, we now have detailed enterprise release notes.

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@mkaply mkaply released this Aug 25, 2020 · 66 commits to master since this release

Note: While these templates will work for Firefox ESR68, they contain new policies that are not in Firefox ESR 68. If you need to manage Firefox ESR 68, you should use v1.17

The README that corresponds to this release is:

https://github.com/mozilla/policy-templates/blob/v2.2/README.md

This release updates the following policies:

Permissions - Added support for settings permissions on virtual reality notifications.

For more detailed information about Firefox 80 and Firefox 78.2 ESR, we now have detailed enterprise release notes.

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@mkaply mkaply released this Jul 30, 2020 · 76 commits to master since this release

Note: While these templates will work for Firefox ESR68, they contain new policies that are not in Firefox ESR 68. If you need to manage Firefox ESR 68, you should use v1.17

The README that corresponds to this release is:

https://github.com/mozilla/policy-templates/blob/v2.1/README.md

This release provides support for the following new policies:

PrimaryPassword

This release updates the following policies:

Cookies - Added support for specifying domains where cookies can be set only for the current session.

Other changes in this release.

On new profiles, onboarding tiles were shown on the new tab page even when the first run page was disabled or sync was disabled. This has been fixed.

For more detailed information about Firefox 79 and Firefox 78.1 ESR, we now have detailed enterprise release notes.

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@mkaply mkaply released this Jul 1, 2020 · 92 commits to master since this release

Note: While these templates will work for Firefox ESR68, they contain new policies that are not in Firefox ESR 68.

The README that corresponds to this release is:

https://github.com/mozilla/policy-templates/blob/v2.01/README.md

This release provides support for the following new policies:

Handlers
PictureInPicture
MasterPassword (I'm sorry, MasterPassword isn't until Firefox 79/Firefox ESR 78.1)

This release updates the following policies:

DisabledCiphers - Added two new ciphers and provided the ability to enable as well as disable ciphers.
ExtensionSettings - Added the ability to specify domains where content scripts cannot be run. Updated the documentation to be more clear.
Homepage -Locking the homepage is separated from locking the start page by adding a new homepage-locked option for the Startpage.

Other changes in this release.

In Firefox 77 and Firefox ESR 68.9., we added the ability for Linux policies to be specified by placing a policies.json in the /etc/firefox/policies directory. I forgot to mention that in the previous release notes.

For more detailed information about Firefox 78 and Firefox 78 ESR, we now have detailed enterprise release notes.

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Jun 30, 2020

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@mkaply mkaply released this Jun 4, 2020 · 125 commits to master since this release

The README that corresponds to this release is:

https://github.com/mozilla/policy-templates/blob/v1.17/README.md

This release provides support for the following new policies:

EncryptedMediaExtensions
PDFjs

Note: DisableBuiltinPDFViewer has not been deprecated. You can either continue to use it, or switch to using PDFjs->Enabled to disable the built-in PDF viewer. This new permission was added because we needed a place for PDFjs->EnabledPermissions.

This release updates the following policies:

Authentication - Added support for PrivateBrowsing

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@mkaply mkaply released this May 5, 2020 · 164 commits to master since this release

The README that corresponds to this release is:

https://github.com/mozilla/policy-templates/blob/13c3dd95ff4b33d7686f02f2e706be186439930c/README.md

This release provides support for the following new policies:

DisabledCiphers

This release updates the following policies:

Permissions - Added support for Autoplay->Default and Autoplay->Locked

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