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persistence.xml problems

Reports the following problems inside XML configuration files:

  • References to non-instantiable classes

  • References to classes that do not extend required class

  • References to classes with inappropriate scope

  • Tag and attribute values that do not match required pattern (for example, Java Identifiers)

  • Tags that do not include required children tags or attributes

  • Tags that define objects with duplicate names


<persistence> <persistence-unit name="example-persistence-unit"> <provider>org.example.SomeRandomClass</provider> // Error: provider class should implement PersistenceProvider interface </persistence-unit> </persistence>

Locating this inspection


Can be used to locate inspection in e.g. Qodana configuration files, where you can quickly enable or disable it, or adjust its settings.

Via Settings dialog

Path to the inspection settings via IntelliJ Platform IDE Settings dialog, when you need to adjust inspection settings directly from your IDE.

Settings or Preferences | Editor | Inspections | JPA


By default bundled with

IntelliJ IDEA 2024.1, Qodana for JVM 2024.1,

Can be installed with plugin

Jakarta EE: Persistence (JPA), 241.18072

Last modified: 18 June 2024