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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. Data Type Reference for Hadoop
  23. Glossary

Previewing Rule Output

Previewing Rule Output

Use the Rule Simulator to view the output of a standard masking rule on selected data. You can use data from a connection, use default sample data, or enter sample data on which to view the rule output.
  1. To access the
    Policies
    view, click
    Policies
    .
  2. Click a masking rule name to open the
    Rule Properties
    page of the masking rule.
  3. Click
    Rule Simulator
    to open the
    Rule Simulator
    configuration tab.
  4. Select the type of configuration from the Source Details list and click
    Edit
    . Select Default to use default sample data, My Test Data to enter sample data, or Connection to use data from a connection. The
    Configure Source Details
    page opens.
  5. Optional. To use source data from a connection, on the
    Configure Source Details
    page:
    1. Open the
      Connection
      tab.
    2. Select the connection and owner from the lists.
    3. Click
      Browse
      to select the table from a list.
    4. Select the required column from the list of columns.
      By default, up to 10 random columns appear in the list. You can enter the name of a column that you require if it does not appear in the list.
    5. Enter the number of rows to include in the simulation. The default value is 20. The maximum number of rows you can include is 100.
    6. Click
      OK
      .
  6. Optional. To enter sample data:
    1. Enter the data in the data fields on the
      Sample Data
      tab. Use the buttons to add or delete rows. You can enter a maximum of 100 rows.
    2. Click
      OK
      .
  7. Optional. To use default sample data:
    1. Click the
      Copy default data
      button on the
      Sample Data
      tab.
    2. Click
      OK
      .
  8. On the
    Rule Simulator
    tab, click
    Go
    to start the simulation.
    The original source values and the masked values appear on the
    Rule Simulator
    tab.