The ArchiMate validator is a Windows executable that can check your ArchiMate file for any validation rules you’ve configured. 

This makes it easier to develop a Program or Solution Architecture which is complete and correct.

You’d typically do this once you’d used the AIM model to support IT investment decision making, and had then moved onto developing a Program or Solution Architecture.

Download and Setup

ArchiMate Validator - 31 Jan 2021

The ArchiMate validator is easy to set up. Just unzip and run the Validator.exe.

It takes 2 parameters:

  1. Full path to your .archimate file
  2. Full path to the config folder, under which there are filter and rules folders, each containing any number of filter and rule json files.