ValidationAttribute.Validate Method (Object, ValidationContext)

 

Validates the specified object.

Namespace:   System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations
Assembly:  System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations (in System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations.dll)

public void Validate(
	object value,
	ValidationContext validationContext
)

Parameters

value
Type: System.Object

The object to validate.

validationContext
Type: System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations.ValidationContext

The ValidationContext object that describes the context where the validation checks are performed. This parameter cannot be null.

Exception Condition
ValidationException

Validation failed.

This method calls the IsValid method to determine whether the object that is specified by the value parameter is valid. If the Validate method returns false, this method calls the FormatErrorMessage method to get a localized message that states the problem. It then throws a ValidationException exception.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 4.0
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Silverlight
Available since 3.0
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