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Spring Boot @ConfigurationProperties Property Validation

In the previous page, we have seen @ConfigurationProperties example. The @ConfigurationProperties support JSR-303 bean validation – javax.validation

Here is a simple property file "":


Now lets introduce some validations to our instance members:

package com.java2novice.springboot.util;

import java.util.List;

import javax.validation.constraints.Max;
import javax.validation.constraints.Min;

import org.hibernate.validator.constraints.NotEmpty;
import org.springframework.context.annotation.Configuration;

public class CmdbProperties {

	private String resourceUrl;

	private List<Integer> resourcePort;

	private Integer resourceCount;

	public String toString() {

		return "resourceUrl: "+ this.resourceUrl+"\n"
				+ "resourcePort: "+this.resourcePort+"\n"
				+ "resourceCount: "+this.resourceCount+"\n";

	public String getResourceUrl() {
		return resourceUrl;
	public void setResourceUrl(String resourceUrl) {
		this.resourceUrl = resourceUrl;
	public List<Integer> getResourcePort() {
		return resourcePort;
	public void setResourcePort(List<Integer> resourcePort) {
		this.resourcePort = resourcePort;

	public Integer getResourceCount() {
		return resourceCount;

	public void setResourceCount(Integer resourceCount) {
		this.resourceCount = resourceCount;

During runtime, all the properties will be injected to the related bean attributes along with the validations.

Now lets print the properties after application load:

package com.java2novice.springboot;

import javax.annotation.PostConstruct;

import org.slf4j.Logger;
import org.slf4j.LoggerFactory;
import org.springframework.beans.factory.annotation.Autowired;
import org.springframework.boot.SpringApplication;
import org.springframework.boot.autoconfigure.SpringBootApplication;

import com.java2novice.springboot.util.CmdbProperties;

public class SpringBootWebApplication {

	private static Logger logger = LoggerFactory.getLogger(SpringBootWebApplication.class);

	private CmdbProperties cmdbProperties;

	public static void main(String[] args) throws Exception {, args);

	public void init() {;

Console Output



Binding to target resourceUrl:
resourcePort: [80, 443]
resourceCount: 10

    Property: cmdb.resourceCount
    Value: 10
    Reason: must be less than or equal to 5


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