Delete a Business Rule

Delete a Business Rule (Master Data Services)


Applies To: SQL Server 2016

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 Manager, click System Administration.

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

  3. On the Business Rules page, from the Model drop-down list, select a model.

  4. From the Entity drop-down list, select an entity.

  5. From the Member Types drop-down list, select a type of member for the business rule to apply to.

  6. In the grid, click the row for the business rule you want to delete.

  7. Click Delete.

  8. In the confirmation dialog box, click OK. The value in the Business Rule State column is Deletion pending.

  9. Click Publish All.

  10. In the confirmation dialog box, click OK. The deleted business rule is no longer displayed in the grid.

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