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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. Plans and Workflows
  11. Monitor
  12. Reports
  13. ilmcmd
  14. Data Type Reference
  15. Data Type Reference for Hadoop

Key Masking

Key Masking

Key masking produces deterministic results for the same source data, masking rules, and seed value. Mask date, numeric, and string data types with key masking.
The following table describes the parameters that you can configure for key masking:
Parameter
Description
Seed value is a parameter
Select if you use a parameter to provide the seed value in a plan. The parameter contains the seed value.
Seed
A start number that enables the
Data 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.