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Received error: FIELD_FILTER_VALIDATION_EXCEPTION, Value does not exist or does not match filter criteria

Knowledge Article Number 000002872

The error message "FIELD_FILTER_VALIDATION_EXCEPTION, Value does not exist or does not match filter criteria," occurs when there is a Lookup Field filter defined on an Object and you modify it so that the update doesn't reflect the filter criteria. 


Resolve the Error 

Check to see if any filters are defined on the Object and make sure any modifications are adhering to the Filter Criteria. You can check if there are any filters on the Object by following these steps:

1. Go to Setup | Customize | <Object>| Fields
2. Scroll through your Standard and Custom Fields until you find a Lookup Field. 
3. Click on the Field Label and review the detail page to see if any filters exist. 
4. Review the Filter Criteria to be sure your modifications adhere to it. 

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