Jakarta Bean Validation

The Jakarta Bean Validation 3.0 specification provides an annotation-based model for validating JavaBeans. It can be used to assert and maintain the integrity of data as it travels through an application. This feature is built on the Hibernate Validator Engine.

Enabling this feature

To enable the Jakarta Bean Validation 3.0 feature, add the following element declaration into your server.xml file, inside the featureManager element:


Feature configuration elements

Standard API packages provided by this feature

  • jakarta.validation

  • jakarta.validation.bootstrap

  • jakarta.validation.constraints

  • jakarta.validation.constraintvalidation

  • jakarta.validation.executable

  • jakarta.validation.groups

  • jakarta.validation.metadata

  • jakarta.validation.spi

  • jakarta.validation.valueextraction

Features that this feature enables

Supported Java versions

  • JavaSE-1.8

  • JavaSE-11.0

  • JavaSE-17.0

  • JavaSE-18.0

Features that enable this feature

Developing a feature that depends on this feature

If you are developing a feature that depends on this feature, include the following item in the Subsystem-Content header in your feature manifest file.

io.openliberty.beanValidation-3.0; type="osgi.subsystem.feature"