# Mappings applied action rule components

Abstract

Guide to the apply mappings applied action rule component in the Sitecore Data Exchange Framework.

A mappings applied action rule is a component that determines whether a specific mappings applied action should run. The template for generic mappings applied action rules is located at /sitecore/templates/DataExchange/Framework/DataAccess/MappingsAppliedActionRules/BaseTemplates/BaseMappingsAppliedActionRule.

## Configuration

The base mappings applied action rule should not be used on its own. It is a base template for specific types of mappings applied action rules.

For information on the mappings applied action rules included with the supported providers, see the following list:

## When to extend

Data Exchange Framework comes with a set of standard mappings applied action rules. In addition, each provider might include a set of mappings applied action rules designed specifically for the system the provider integrates.

You can implement custom mappings applied action rules in cases where you to run special logic in order to determine whether to run mappings applied actions.