Delete a Business Rule

Delete a Business Rule (Master Data Services)


Applies To: SQL Server 2016 Preview

In Master Data Services, delete a business rule when it is no longer needed.


You can prevent data from being validated against a business rule by excluding it, rather than deleting it. For more information, see Exclude a Business Rule (Master Data Services).


To perform this procedure:

To delete a business rule

  1. In Master Data Services, 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. In the grid, click the row for the business rule you want to delete.

  8. Click Delete selected business rule.

  9. In the confirmation dialog box, click OK. The value in the Status column is Deletion pending.

  10. Click Publish business rules.

  11. In the confirmation dialog box, click OK.

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