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  1. Preface
  2. Introduction to Test Data Management
  3. Test Data Manager
  4. Projects
  5. Policies
  6. Data Discovery
  7. Data Subset
  8. Data Masking
  9. Data Masking Techniques and Parameters
  10. Data Generation
  11. Data Generation Techniques and Parameters
  12. Working with Test Data Warehouse
  13. Analyzing Test Data with Data Coverage
  14. Plans and Workflows
  15. Monitor
  16. Reports
  17. ilmcmd
  18. tdwcmd
  19. tdwquery
  20. Data Type Reference
  21. Data Type Reference for Test Data Warehouse
  22. Data Type Reference for Hadoop
  23. Glossary

Key Masking

Key Masking

Key masking produces deterministic results for the same source data, masking rules, and seed value. Mask date, numeric, and string datatypes with key masking.
The following table describes the parameters that you can configure for key masking:
Parameter
Description
Seed
A start number that enables the PowerCenter Integration Service to return deterministic data. You can mask the date, numeric, and string datatypes.
Mask Format
The type of character to substitute for each character in the input data. You can limit each character to an alphabetic, numeric, or alphanumeric character type. You can mask the string datatype.
Source String Characters
The characters in the source string that you want to mask. You can mask the string datatype.
Result String Replacement Characters
Substitutes the characters in the target string. You can mask the string datatype.