How to: Require Attribute Values (Master Data Services)

In Master Data Services, require attribute values when you want to ensure your master data is complete.


Members that are missing domain-based attribute values are not displayed in derived hierarchies that are based on those relationships.


To perform this procedure:

To require attribute values

  1. In Master Data Manager, click System Administration.

  2. From the menu bar, point to Manage and click Business Rules.

  3. On the Business Rule Maintenance page, from the Model list, select a model.

  4. From the Entity list, select an entity.

  5. From the Member Type list, select a type of member for the business rule to apply to.

  6. From the Attribute list, select an attribute or leave the default of All.

  7. Click Add business rule.

  8. Click Edit selected business rule.

  9. In the Components pane, expand the Actions node.

  10. Click is required and drag it to the THEN pane's Action label.

  11. In the Entity-Specific Attributes pane, click an attribute and drag it to the Edit Action pane's Select attribute label.

  12. In the Edit Action pane, click Save item.

  13. Click Back.

  14. Optionally, on the Business Rules Maintenance page, for the row that contains your business rule, double-click a cell in the Name, Description, or Notification column to update the value.

  15. Click Publish business rules.

  16. On the confirmation dialog box, click OK. The rule's status changes to Active.

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