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store_failures

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The configured test(s) will never store their failures when dbt test --store-failures is invoked.

Description#

Optionally set a test to always or never store its failures in the database.

  • If specified as true or false, the store_failures config will take precedence over the presence or absence of the --store-failures flag.
  • If the store_failures config is none or omitted, the resource will use the value of the --store-failures flag.

This logic is encoded in the should_store_failures() macro.

Configure a specific instance of a generic (schema) test:

models/<filename>.yml
version: 2
models:  - name: my_model    columns:      - name: my_column        tests:          - unique:              config:                store_failures: true  # always store failures          - not_null:              config:                store_failures: fail  # never store failures