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Micro Focus Control Point Software 5.6.1 has been released

  • KM03304926
  • 18-Dec-2018
  • 12-Oct-2020


Micro Focus Control Point Software 5.6.1


Recommended Software Update

Micro Focus is announcing the release of

Product: Micro Focus Control Point Software

Version: 5.6.1

Languages: English

To download version 5.6.1 you must first select version 5.6 in the Software Licenses and Downloads Portal

The following key new features are available with this version:

  • IDOL Hierarchical Topology Enablement
  • Oracle JDK/JRE Replacement
  • Customer Defects

For more information, please check the Release Notes for this version (available from MySupport).

If you have an active support subscription for these products, please plan for downloading this version from the Software Licenses and Downloads Portal. You will need your Software Passport login and password to access the Software Licenses and Downloads Portal.

Our goal is to provide you with clear visibility into the support time-line of software products, enabling you to use this information to plan, test, and deploy new product versions. For more information, check our MySupport Software Product Lifecycle pages, where you can find support time-line information for previously released versions. For this newly released version, the following time-line applies (dates subject to change, always check the Software Product Lifecycle pages referenced above for the latest information): 

Support time-line



Aug 31, 2021

End of Committed Support

Aug 31, 2023

End of Extended Support

Aug 31, 2027

End of Self-Help Support with Rights to New Versions

Please note that all Micro Focus Control Point customers with active support subscriptions are eligible to update to Micro Focus Control Point Version 5.6.x