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  1. Preface
  2. Part 1: 10.2
  3. Part 2: Version 10.1.1
  4. Part 3: Version 10.1
  5. Part 4: Version 10.0
  6. Part 5: Version 9.6.1
  7. Part 6: Version 9.6.0

Address Validator Transformation

Address Validator Transformation

This section describes the changes to the Address Validator transformation.
The Address Validator transformation contains the following updates to address functionality:

All Countries

Effective in version 10.2, the Address Validator transformation uses version
5.11.0
of the Informatica Address Verification software engine. The engine enables the features that Informatica adds to the Address Validator transformation in version
10.2
.
Previously, the transformation used version
5.9.0
of the Informatica Address Verification software engine.

Japan

Effective in version 10.2, you can configure a single mapping to return the Choumei Aza code for a current address in Japan. To return the code, select the Current Choumei Aza Code JP port. You can use the code to find the current version of any legacy address that Japan Post recognizes.
Previously, you used the New Choumei Aza Code JP port to return incremental changes to the Choumei Aza code for an address. The transformation did not include the Current Choumei Aza Code JP port. You needed to configure two or more mappings to verify a current Choumei Aza code and the corresponding address.

United Kingdom

Effective in version 10.2, you can configure the Address Validator transformation to return postal, administrative, and traditional county information from the Royal Mail Postcode Address File. The transformation returns the information on the Province ports.
Previously, the transformation returned postal county information when the information was postally relevant.
The following table shows the ports that you can select for each information type:
County Information Type
Address Element
Postal
Province 1
Administrative
Province 2
Traditional
Province 3

Updated Certification Standards in Multiple Countries

Effective in version 10.2, Informatica supports the following certification standards for address verification software:
  • Address Matching Approval System (AMAS) from Australia Post. Updated to Cycle 2017.
  • SendRight certification from New Zealand Post. Updated to Cycle 2017.
  • Software Evaluation and Recognition Program (SERP) from Canada Post. Updated to Cycle 2017.
Informatica continues to support the current versions of the Coding Accuracy Support System (CASS) standards from the United States Postal Service and the Service National de L'Adresse (SNA) standard from La Poste of France.
For more information, see the
Informatica 10.2 Developer Transformation Guide
and the
Informatica 10.2 Address Validator Port Reference
.
For comprehensive information about the updates to the Informatica Address Verification software engine from version
5.9.0
through version
5.11.0
, see the
Informatica Address Verification 5.11.0 Release Guide
.


Updated August 28, 2020