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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

Connection Options

Connection Options

Enter source and target connections.
The following table describes connection options:
Connection Options
Description
Use Source Connection as Target Connection
Use the same connection for source and targets. Use with inplace masking.
Source Connection
A connection to the source database. Choose a relational or Hadoop HDFS connection from the list. Select the source connection from the list.
In a Hadoop plan, you can select a Hive or an HDFS connection.
Source Connection Directory Path
Displays if flat file sources are present. Enter the path to the flat file source directory.
Target Connection
Choose a relational or flat file connection from the list. Select a target connection from the list.
In a Hadoop plan, you can select a Hive or an HDFS connection.
Dictionary Lookup Connection
Connection to a database that contains lookup tables. Required if the plan has a mapplet rule that includes a transformation. Choose relational from the list. Select a dictionary lookup connection from the list.
Dictionary Connection
A connection to the database that contains the dictionary table. The dictionary connection option does not appear unless the project contains a rule that requires a relational dictionary.