Check Component type is valid

Published on October 6th, 2022

In Backstage, the spec.type is important to the build up your system model in the Catalog. However, spec.type can accept arbitrary strings. You can use Tech Insights to ensure all your components are following your desired schema.

Create a check with the following attributes:

Field Input
Name Backstage Component type must be valid.
Description Only a small number of Component types are valid. service, website, library
Data source Entity Metadata (this is built-in).
Fact Type
Fact operator Is One Of
Value library,website,service,documentation

Make sure to adapt the Value field according to the types you want to support.