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DevTest 10.1 - CA Service Virtualization /CA Application Test

We are pleased to announce that DevTest 10.1 including CA Service Virtualization and CA Application Test is generally available (GA) as of April 18, 2017.  We have several new and exciting features in 10.1.  Below are the highlights in our new release.  Keep an eye out for additional videos, how-to's and best practices as we head into the new year.


Key New Features in DevTest 10.1:


New – Create Virtual Services from Swagger 2.0 Specification using the DevTest Portal –  The DevTest Portal now supports the creation of virtual services described by Swagger 2.0 specifications (the de-facto standard for REST API definition)


New –  Implementation of Invoke 2.0 APIs in DevTest Portal – Creation of virtual services (via Recording, RR-Pairs or Specification) is now done using the new Invoke 2.0 APIs and provides an improved workflow experience


Key Enhancements in DevTest 10.1:


Enhanced - Support for Swagger 2.0 – Additional support for Swagger 2.0 when creating virtual services and test cases from Swagger 2.0 specifications in the DevTest Workstation:

  • Reference Object
  • Example Object
  • Form-Data Form type
  • Default parsing of optional parameters


Related Links


Download DevTest 10.1


Video - Create Virtual Services from Swagger 2.0 In DevTest10.1

What's New in DevTest 10.1

Release Notes - DevTest 10.1

User Docs - DevTest 10.1

Upgrade Center - DevTest 10.1


CA DevTest Team


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This How To blog is for those who signed up for the "Bring Your Own License" (BYOL) offering on either the AWS Marketplace or Microsoft Azure and need to insert their license and start the CA Service Virtualization tool. Here are the steps to follow to insert your license and start up the SV services on your new virtual machine.


1. Find your License Email. This is typically from a "" email address with the subject line including the words "License Activation". ATtached to the email will be a file called "devtestlic.xml". This is the file you need to add to your virtual machine.


2. Place the devtestlic.xml file in the install directory for CA Service Virtualization - C:\Program Files\CA\DevTest


3. Start the DevTest Services in the order listed below - Note all services are readily accessible on the bottom toolbar on your Desktop



  • 1. Start Enterprise Dashboard Server (wait until ready)
  • 2. Start Registry (wait until ready)
  • 3. Start Virtual Service Environment
  • 4. Start Portal
  • 5. Start Simulator
  • 6. Start Coordinator


4. Open the Portal UI and Get Started!

Double Click on the "DevTest Portal UI" and sign in with the default user name/password - admin/admin

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Here's a video on using the tool...

How to Get Started with CA Service Virtualization on Demand in Microsoft Azure - YouTube