Starting from CAST AIP 8.3.23, CAST Architecture Checker will no longer be installed as part of the CAST AIP setup, whether installing CAST AIP from scratch or on a server where a previous release of CAST AIP exists. CAST Architecture Checker has evolved into a standalone component where all feature requests and bug fixes are now managed. This standalone component can be downloaded from CAST Extend (

Up-to-date documentation can be found here: CAST Architecture Checker.

Define the Business layer


You have created a Layer called Business (i.e. matches all the source code that runs the Business logic in your application) and you would like to assign all classes and interfaces to this layer, i.e. all the objects belonging to the Java package called "".

Step-by-step process

Note: depending on the selected property, not all operators will be available in the above dialog box:

For Type, only = and != will be available For Analysis Unit name, only = will be available For Module name, only = will be available

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