The reset subcommand reverts customizations made to the check indicated in the --check-name parameter to the original configuration.


You can typically use the reset command to return to a reliable starting state when working with checks. This subcommand does not affect static checks and uncustomized dynamic checks.

When resetting a dynamic check that has been customized multiple times, the check will be reverted to default settings and not to the previous customized settings.

Note: To view a list of available checks, run liquibase checks show.

Running the reset command

The command is interactive, and you need to follow the CLI output messages to execute it:

  1. Run the command specifying your values:

    liquibase checks reset --check-name=TableColumnLimit

    Note: If you have a checks settings file customized for a specific environment or project, you need to pass that using the --checks-settings-file parameter. If you do not include this parameter, Liquibase uses the default settings file: liquibase.checks-settings.conf.

  2. Confirm the change.

The command updates the check in the checks settings file.


Tip: For best results, specify all commands and parameters with the --kebab-case format in the CLI. If your preference is camelCase, it will still work in the CLI.

Name Syntax Description

CLI: --checks-settings-file

Property: liquibase.command.checks.reset.checksSettingsFile


Specifies the checks settings file to use with subcommands.

Write the relative path of the settings file that you want to read from or modify.

For more information, see Using the Checks Settings Configuration File .


CLI: --check-name

Property: liquibase.command.checks.reset.checkName


Use this to specify the short name of the check you want to target with one of the following subcommands:

  • copy
  • customize
  • delete
  • disable
  • enable
  • reset
  • run

CLI: --auto-update=[on|off]

Property: liquibase.command.checks.reset.autoUpdate: [on|off]


Allows automatic backup and updating of the liquibase.check-settings.conf file when new quality checks are available.

Default: off

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