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CA Service Virtualization v10.4 is GA

By Alan_Baptista_DevOps-SV posted 10-05-2018 01:43 PM


CA Service Virtualization

Release Announcement

Release Date: 09/24/2018

Release Announcement for v10.4 

CA Service Virtualization v10.4 now GA!

We are pleased to announce the General Availability of CA Application Test and CA Service Virtualization versions 10.4. Three key items being released in this version are a new Jenkins Plugin, Open API 3.0 Support, Apache Kafka and other product enhancements.


Jenkins Plugin: A new Jenkins plugin lets you manage virtual services and provision tests from your Jenkins UI.  The Jenkins plug-in is compatible with CA Service Virtualization version 10.3 and greater.

         Learn more: Using Jenkins Plugin for CA Service Virtualization



CA Service Virtualization Jenkins Plugin


OpenAPI 3.0 Support: The OpenAPI 3.0 specifications are supported when creating virtual services and tests.


Apache Kafka: The Apache Kafka Transport Protocol supports the ability to create tests and virtual services.

         More on Apache Kafka.


Virtual Service Catalog Enhancements: Improvements to the Virtual Service Catalog include the ability to run the virtual service catalog as a service and the ability to view the response header details of a virtual service.

         Learn more from this short video: Using Virtual Service Catalog


CA Service Virtualization_Virtual Service Catalog


Identity and Access Manager Component: The Identity and Access Manager feature is now managing user creation, role creation, and component authentication for all of DevTest.

Important: Please check out our documentation to prepare for upgrading to this new component.


Enterprise Dashboard Authentication: Users are now required to login to view and use content in the Enterprise Dashboard.


Collection of Customer Experience Data: The telemetry feature is designed to help improve our product experience. Telemetry can be enabled directly from the DevTest installer to share product version and operating system information with CA.

         Learn More: Telemetry

A comprehensive list of the new and enhanced features can be found in the 10.4 Release Notes.



Before installing or upgrading to 10.4, you need to request a new license file (devtestlic.xml). Here’s how:

  • Step 1: Have a name and contact email address where the new license file will be sent.
  • Step 2: Contact the Customer Assistance Team for a new license. The process for contacting them can be found here.
  • Step 3: The team will create a new license file and send it to the email address you provide.


Once you have the new license file, you can download 10.4 directly from the Download Management section of the CA Support Site.


To prepare to upgrade to 10.4, please review our documentation.