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.

Using the calls any or called by any layer option

When defining dependencies for your layers, you can, if required, allow a layer to:

To do so:

Current layer can call any other defined layer
Current layer can be called by any other defined layer
Current layer can call any and be called by any defined layer


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