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Data Fields – Modify Validation

Note that the following fields cannot be modified for any content record:

  • ID (this is a system-defined field)
  • Status (use the Promote API to change this field)
  • Registrant.

For Series and Seasons, the following additional rules apply:

FieldSeriesSeason
Referent TypeCannot be modified (must remain Series)Cannot be modified (must remain Season)
NumberRequiredConditional: if set to true, all children must specify SequenceNumber (if Season) or DistributionNumber (if Episode).Conditional: if set to true, all children must specify DistributionNumber.
DateRequiredConditional: if set to true, all children must specify the full ReleaseDate.Conditional: if set to true, all children must specify the full ReleaseDate.
OriginalTitleRequiredConditional: if set to true, all children must define a Resource Name.Conditional: if set to true, all children must define a Resource Name.

The graph compatibility is that the defining relationship for child objects cannot be changed (including removed) using the Modify API. This applies to: Season (isSeasonOf), Episode (isEpisodeOf), Edit (isEditOf), Clip (isClipOf), Composite (isCompositeOf), Manifestation (isManifestationOf).

Updated on April 11, 2021

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