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This rule belongs to the postman-validation ruleset and states that:

The provided Postman Collection file must not contain any syntax/semantic issues and use only valid JSON. Each property in the file must have a type as defined in the standard.

Maximum SeverityBlocking
MessageProvided Postman Collection file is not valid.
Rule SystemSemantic
Broad CategoryBasic Structure
Products ImpactedAPI Transformer, Code Generation, Developer Experience Portal
Tagspostman api semantic validation collection syntax

Suggested Fixes

  • Try importing the file in the Postman app, export it and try again using that.
  • Ensure that the file contents are complete.
  • Ensure that the file uses valid JSON.
  • Ensure that each element in the Postman Colletion file has the expected type.
  • Ensure that an array is not defined as an object or vice versa.
  • Ensure that where a number is expected, a string value is not provided, etc.
  • For objects, ensure that each property has a correct type assigned to it.

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