A dictionary is a flat file or relational table that contains substitute data. When you define a relational dictionary, you can define the connection to the dictionary in the project plan and workflow.
field appears in the
if the plan requires a connection.
When you define a substitution masking rule with a flat file dictionary, you can browse to a dictionary from Test Data Manager. Test Data Manager imports the structure of the dictionary file to enable you to define the serial number column and the lookup column.
By default, when you run a workflow, the PowerCenter Integration Service finds flat file dictionaries in the following location: