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Release Notes

Last update March 29, 2018

The Release Notes section outlines the new features, enhancements, and resolved issues for DevTest Solutions. Use the release notes as a starting point when you first install or upgrade to a new version of DevTest Solutions. This section includes the following pages:

Note: To upgrade from DevTest 10.2 or earlier, you must request a new license file. For more information, see License Administration.

Release Comparison

This table compares the new features in the latest DevTest Solutions releases.

The CA Support site provides information on Release and Support Lifecycle Dates.

Key Features

Release 10.3 Release 10.2

Release 10.1

Release 10.0

Release 9.5

Release 9.1

Release 9.0

Application Test Enhancements
             
REST step supports the HEAD, PATCH, and OPTIONS methods yes yes no no no no no
Create baseline tests from Swagger 2.0 yes yes yes yes no no no
Create baseline tests from virtual services yes yes yes yes no no no
Convert large data data set to comma-separated value (CSV) file yes yes yes yes yes no no

HP ALM Plugin for DevTest 64-Bit

yes yes yes yes yes no no
CA Agile Central report generator yes yes yes yes yes no no
JMS support for ActiveMQ direct connection factory yes yes yes yes yes no no
Failed to Stage status added to Monitoring Tests window yes yes yes yes yes yes no
Selenium support for Firefox 43 yes yes yes yes yes yes no
Certified Selenium tests on Linux yes yes yes yes yes yes no
RabbitMQ Send Receive step yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
CVS Dashboard moved to DevTest Portal yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Service Virtualization Enhancements
             
Virtual Service Catalog yes no no no no no no
Can use web proxy in gateway recorder yes no no no no no no
Create from Swagger in DevTest Portal yes yes yes no no no no

Create from WSDL in DevTest Portal

yes yes yes yes no no no

Support for Swagger references

yes yes yes yes no no no

Inspection View enhancement

yes yes yes yes no no no

Record CICS virtual services in DevTest Portal

yes yes  yes  yes yes no no

Manage copybook bundles in DevTest Portal

yes yes  yes  yes yes no no
JSON data protocol handler in DevTest Portal yes yes yes yes yes yes no
ODP transport protocol in DevTest Portal yes yes yes yes yes yes no
Bind address option in ServiceImageManager tool yes yes yes yes yes yes no
RabbitMQ transport protocol yes yes yes yes yes yes yes

Perform model healing in DevTest Portal

yes yes yes yes yes yes yes

Generate baseline tests from virtual services

yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Virtual Service Metrics reporting yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Data-driven virtual services yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Find and replace text in virtual services in DevTest Portal yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Record TCP virtual services in DevTest Portal yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
General Enhancements              

Enhanced API Functionality in Test Execution and Reporting

yes no no no no no no
Improved Workstation installation process yes yes no no no no no

Improved visibility of key data in the Enterprise Dashboard

yes yes no no no no no

Use the Return On Investment Calculator

yes yes no no no no no

Database Safeguards

yes yes no no no no no

Messaging Retry Policy companion

yes yes yes no no no no

Support for CICS TS Version 5.4

yes yes yes yes no no no

Self-administration of password

yes yes yes yes yes no no

Support for Microsoft SQL Server 2014

yes yes yes yes yes no no

ACL administration moved to DevTest Portal

yes yes yes yes yes no no

New charts added to Usage Audit Report

yes yes yes yes yes no no

Coordinator and simulator view moved to DevTest Portal

yes yes yes yes yes no no

CICS Agent configuration enhancements

yes yes yes yes yes no no

Use a user-specified account when installing Windows services

yes yes yes yes yes no no

Added historical concurrent user counts to the Enterprise Dashboard

yes yes yes yes yes no no

Server Health Monitor in DevTest Portal

yes yes yes yes yes no no
Modify keys or values in configuration file when staging a test yes yes yes yes yes no no
Added more report information in headings and in additional page for some reports yes yes yes yes yes yes no

Enterprise Dashboard updates

yes yes yes yes yes yes no
Forward Cars demo application yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Monitor virtual services and recordings in DevTest Portal yes yes yes yes yes yes yes

Paging capabilities in Test Monitoring Details screen in DevTest Portal

yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Application Insight Enhancements              

CA API Management integration

yes yes yes yes yes no no
Streamlined creation of virtual services for JMS and WebSphere MQ yes yes yes yes yes no no

Support for parameterization in REST and Web HTTP data-driven baselines

yes yes yes yes yes no no

Configure mainframe agents in DevTest Portal

yes yes yes yes yes no no

Create request/response pairs from CICS transactions in the shelf

yes yes yes yes yes no no

Use a VRS file when creating a virtual service for a CICS transaction

yes yes yes yes yes no no

Create stitching rules for Java agent in DevTest Portal

yes yes yes yes yes no no
Broker notifications in DevTest Portal yes yes yes yes yes yes no

Support for parameterization in web HTTP stateful baselines

yes yes yes yes yes yes no
Delete transactions from Analyze Transactions window yes yes yes yes yes yes no

Configure Java agent logging in DevTest Portal

yes yes yes yes yes yes no

Perform bulk delete of recordings in Document Transactions window

yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Create virtual services from RMI transactions yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Native MQ CAI message mirroring yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
View producer and consumer relationship yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Download agent from portal yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
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