# Validate Bids
This page will let you check that all bids that have been recorded line up with the bidding rules currently enforced for the items.
It can optionally repair problems with too many bids being recorded for an item, and will warn you about bids that don't follow the minimum bid requirements.
# Choose Items
Use the Choose Items selector to limit the items being validated, the default it to validate for all items. See Choosing Items for more details on this feature.
Click on Validate Bids to run the checks. This runs in "reporting mode only" by default.
Enabling this will perform the validations versus the default reporting mode.
Clears the results from the page.
Back to Bidding/Sales
Links back to the Bidding/Sales dashboard.
Validation does require an Administrator permission level to be performed.