Table of Contents


  1. Preface
  2. Getting started with Informatica Address Verification (On-Premises)
  3. General Settings
  4. Input Parameters
  5. Process Parameters
  6. Address Enrichments
  7. Result Parameters
  8. Output Fields
  9. Assessment Codes and Return Codes
  10. Frequently Asked Questions
  11. Geocode Countries

Developer Guide (On-Premises)

Developer Guide (On-Premises)

The MatchingExtendedArchive Attribute

The MatchingExtendedArchive Attribute

The reference databases for Japan and South Korea contain the current address of every delivery point in each country. The databases also contain any historical versions of the addresses that the postal carriers recognize.
You can configure Informatica Address Verification to verify historical addresses and to return a code value that represents the current or the historical version of each address. To configure Address Verification to read the historical addresses in the reference data, set the
attribute of the
element to ON.

Older Addresses in Japan

When you verify a Japan address in batch or interactive mode, Address Verification can return one or more Choumei Aza codes that represent the delivery point. A delivery point can have current and historical Choumei Aza codes that correspond to the current and historical versions of the input address. To return Choumei Aza codes for different versions of the address, select the Japan enrichments in the
The codes contain the following address information:
  • CHOUMEI_AZA_CODE contains the code that Japan Post assigned to the input address.
  • NEW_CHOUMEI_AZA_CODE contains the code that Japan Post assigned to any incremental update to the input address.
    Japan Post might record multiple updates for the address, and the NEW_CHOUMEI_AZA_CODE might not identify the current address.
  • CURRENT_CHOUMEI_AZA_CODE contains the code for the current version of the input address.
You can submit the Choumei Aza code in address code lookup mode to find the address that the code represents. For information on how to retrieve the Choumei Aza code for an address that has multiple older versions, see Extended Archives and Japan Addresses.
To receive Choumei Aza codes in the address output, you must enable Japan address enrichments and you must install the Japan archive address and enrichment databases. For more information about enabling the Japan enrichments, see Enabling Enrichments for Japan Addresses.

Older Addresses in South Korea

In addition to the current South Korea address data, Address Verification can read and write older, land lot-based addresses and older, six-digit post codes. When you verify a South Korea address in batch or interactive mode, you retrieve a corresponding address ID value as an enrichment. You can then enter the address ID in address code lookup mode to retrieve the versions of the address and post code data that you need. To retrieve the address ID, you must enable South Korea address enrichments and you must install the South Korea enrichment database. For information on how to retrieve different versions of South Korea address data, see Extended Archives and South Korea Addresses.
If you set
to OFF, Address Verification considers only the current, street-based address and the current post code as valid. When
is OFF, Address Verification rejects or corrects outdated lot-based addresses.
If you set
to ON, Address Verification returns an Extended Element Result status of F for a lot-based address.


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