Micro focus Service Virtualization Software 5.0 has been released

  • KM03319120
  • 17-Jan-2019
  • 17-Jan-2019


Micro focus Service Virtualization Software 5.0 English


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Micro Focus is announcing the release of

Product: Micro Focus Service Virtualization Software
Version: 5.0
Languages: English

The following new key features that are available with this version:

Simulation and Management:

  • Response time range in performance model
  • Hybrid simulation for non-intrusive WebSphere MQ protocol
  • Simulation reports accessible from SV Management console
  • Virtual Service cloning with command line interface
  • SCA priorities and state control from scripted rule

Licensing and Deployment

  • Virtual Service concurrent simulation licensing for SV Server
  • SV Designer Express able to connect to SV Server for design and simulation 
  • SV runtime optimized for SV Server cross OS deployment
  • SV Server on Docker for Windows

Early Access

  • Mobile and IoT testing with SV Lab
    • SV Lab embedded in Mobile Center
    • Support for Android and iOS
  • SV Lab simulation improvements
    • JavaScript Generators, Class constants
    • Heuristic scenario simulation (skip forward/stateless fallback)
    • Enhanced HTTP headers/properties handling during simulation
  • API Testing with SV Lab
    • improved scenario validation, better diff in test logs
  • SV-capture tool usability improvements
  • SV Server on Linux and Docker now on Microsoft .NET Core framework

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



Jan 31, 2023

End of Committed Support

Jan 31, 2025

End of Extended Support

Jan 31, 2029

End of Self-Help Support with Rights to New Versions


Please note that all Service Virtualization customers with active support subscriptions are eligible to update to Service Virtualization 5.0. This does not apply to:

  • Service Virtualization Server Instance Pro Edition
  • Service Virtualization Designer Pro Edition Seat User

For these products you will receive a separate message soon.