Zoom Update Archive

Zoom Cloud Storage Retention Policy

Starting September 30, 2021, a new 365 day retention policy for videos stored on Zoom Cloud Recordings will go live. 

For more information please see the Zoom recording retention policy

Mandatory Client Update

Starting September 15th, 2021, all Zoom users will be required to update their Zoom client to the latest version. Anyone not using the latest version will see a banner alerting them that an update is required. You will not be able to join or host a meeting until your Zoom client is updated.

If you are not able to perform your own updates, please contact your desktop support group. If your desktop support group has already upgraded your Zoom client, you will not see a banner prompting the update.

 

As of May 26, 2021

Starting May 26, all Zoom users must be using the minimum client version of Zoom 5.6.4. 

Anyone not using the minimum client version of Zoom 5.6.4 will see a banner alerting them that an update is required. You will not be able to join or host a meeting until your Zoom client is updated

If you are not able to perform your own updates, please contact your desktop support group. If your desktop support group has already upgraded your Zoom client, you will not see a banner prompting the update.

 

As of April 13, 2021

The “only authenticated users can join meetings” setting in the central UT Austin Zoom tenant has been unlocked.  Going forward, meeting hosts will have the ability to choose a security setting that best fits their use case.

All Meetings are now required to be secured with one of the following security options:

Only authenticated users can join meetings (default)
Waiting Room
Passcode

For more information  please see these articles:

Meeting security - https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/360034675592
Waiting Room - https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/115000332726
Passcode - https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/360033559832-Meeting-and-webin...