system.xml saved config validation in Magento 2

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system.xml saved config validation in Magento 2 is possible via attaching a backend model to the field and validating the value server side.

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Check Magento_Backend/etc/adminhtml/system.xml for the example:

There is the backend model in this field:

Consequently the method Magento\Config\Model\Config\Backend\Baseurl::beforeSave is called when saving the field.

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