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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

Creating an Ad Hoc Generation Rule

Creating an Ad Hoc Generation Rule

You can create an ad hoc generation rule in a project. The generation techniques change based on the data type of the column that you selected. The generation parameters change based on the generation technique that you select.
  1. In a project, click
    Define
    Data Generation
    to access the
    Data Generation
    view.
  2. Select a column to assign the ad hoc generation rule to.
  3. Click inside the
    Generation Rule
    column to view the list of rules available for the data type of the column.
  4. Click
    New Generation Rule
    .
    The
    New Generation Rule
    window appears.
    The New Generation Rule dialog box displays the random numeric data generation paramaters to generate zip codes.
  5. If you want to generate numbers in a column with string data type, select
    Override Data Type To Numeric
    .
  6. Select the generation technique from the list.
  7. Enter the generation parameters. You can choose to generate unique output values.
    If a Java heap space exception occurs, contact the Administrator to increase the heap size.
  8. Enter the exception test data options. Configure whether to allow null or empty spaces. Configure whether to generate data that is not valid.