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  1. Preface
  2. Introduction to Test Data Management
  3. Test Data Manager
  4. Projects
  5. Policies
  6. Data Discovery
  7. Creating a Data Subset
  8. Performing a Data Masking Operation
  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. Glossary

Database Connections

Database Connections

TDM requires a connection to a database source to perform data discovery operations and a database target to perform data generation operations. It also requires connections for relational sources and targets for data subset and data masking. To store data sets in the test data warehouse, TDM requires a connection to a source and to a test data warehouse.
Configure connections in the Administrator view of Test Data Manager. To connect TDM to databases, you do not need to install a separate driver.
When you generate workflows from data subset or masking plans, you must select connections for relational sources and targets. When you generate workflows from data generation plans, you must select connections for targets. Select these connections in Test Data Manager when you create a plan. TDM tests the connections when it generates workflows from plans, and the PowerCenter Integration Service uses the connections when it runs the workflows.