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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

Data Masking Task Flow

Data Masking Task Flow

To implement data masking operations, assign masking rules to columns in a source. Create a plan and add policies and rules to the plan. Generate a workflow from the plan to mask data in a target database.
You can perform the following tasks related to data masking in Test Data Manager:
Create data masking rules
You can create a data masking rule and add the masking rule to a project. You can also add a masking rule to a data domain and add the data domain to a policy. Add the masking rule to a data domain, and add the data domain to policies.
Edit data masking rules
You can edit a data masking rule to change the rule parameters.
Assign data masking rules to columns
Use the masking rules within a project to assign to target columns. You can assign a masking rule or a policy to a target column.
Run a plan to mask sensitive data
Create a plan and add data masking components. To mask sensitive data, you must generate and run the plan.