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Viewing the warnings and errors related to item dependencies in the MDM Repository


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If at least one dependency problem occurs to one item, a warning or error decorator will appear automatically in the upper left corner of the item icon. The decorator will disappear automatically once the item has no dependency problems.

Information noteNote: Warnings are indicated in yellow whereas errors are indicated in red.
MDM Repository view.

The dependency problems are shown in the MDM Problems view. If this view does not appear at first, click Window > Show view from the menu bar and in the dialog box that opens, expand the Talend node and select MDM Problems.

Information noteWarning: If the dependency problems are not shown as expected, you need to make sure the checking of item dependencies in the MDM Repository is enabled or check the settings in the Configure Contents dialog box.


  • If you click Local Repository in the repository tree view, all dependency problems will be displayed in the MDM Problems view.
    MDM Problems tab showing 8 items.
  • If you click one specific item in the tree view, the dependency problems related to this item only will be displayed. For example, you can click the data model Product to show its dependency problem(s).
    MDM Problems tab showing 1 item.

    Double-click one item among the MDM problems to open the item which is the owner of the dependency problem.

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