Class FhirValidator

java.lang.Object
ca.uhn.fhir.validation.FhirValidator

public class FhirValidator extends Object
Resource validator, which checks resources for compliance against various validation schemes (schemas, schematrons, profiles, etc.)

To obtain a resource validator, call FhirContext.newValidator()

Thread safety note: This class is thread safe, so you may register or unregister validator modules at any time. Individual modules are not guaranteed to be thread safe however. Reconfigure them with caution.

  • Constructor Details

  • Method Details

    • isValidateAgainstStandardSchema

      Should the validator validate the resource against the base schema (the schema provided with the FHIR distribution itself)
    • isValidateAgainstStandardSchematron

      Should the validator validate the resource against the base schema (the schema provided with the FHIR distribution itself)
    • registerValidatorModule

      Add a new validator module to this validator. You may register as many modules as you like at any time.
      Parameters:
      theValidator - The validator module. Must not be null.
      Returns:
      Returns a reference to this for easy method chaining.
    • setValidateAgainstStandardSchema

      public FhirValidator setValidateAgainstStandardSchema(boolean theValidateAgainstStandardSchema)
      Should the validator validate the resource against the base schema (the schema provided with the FHIR distribution itself)
      Returns:
      Returns a referens to this for method chaining
    • setValidateAgainstStandardSchematron

      public FhirValidator setValidateAgainstStandardSchematron(boolean theValidateAgainstStandardSchematron)
      Should the validator validate the resource against the base schematron (the schematron provided with the FHIR distribution itself)
      Returns:
      Returns a referens to this for method chaining
    • unregisterValidatorModule

      public void unregisterValidatorModule(IValidatorModule theValidator)
      Removes a validator module from this validator. You may register as many modules as you like, and remove them at any time.
      Parameters:
      theValidator - The validator module. Must not be null.
    • validateWithResult

      Validates a resource instance returning a ValidationResult which contains the results.
      Parameters:
      theResource - the resource to validate
      Returns:
      the results of validation
      Since:
      0.7
    • validateWithResult

      public ValidationResult validateWithResult(String theResource)
      Validates a resource instance returning a ValidationResult which contains the results.
      Parameters:
      theResource - the resource to validate
      Returns:
      the results of validation
      Since:
      1.1
    • validateWithResult

      Validates a resource instance returning a ValidationResult which contains the results.
      Parameters:
      theResource - the resource to validate
      theOptions - Optionally provides options to the validator
      Returns:
      the results of validation
      Since:
      4.0.0
    • validateWithResult

      public ValidationResult validateWithResult(String theResource, ValidationOptions theOptions)
      Validates a resource instance returning a ValidationResult which contains the results.
      Parameters:
      theResource - the resource to validate
      theOptions - Optionally provides options to the validator
      Returns:
      the results of validation
      Since:
      4.0.0