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  1. Preface
  2. Introduction to Test Data Management
  3. Test Data Manager
  4. Projects
  5. Policies
  6. Data Discovery
  7. Data Subset
  8. Data Masking
  9. Data Masking Techniques and Parameters
  10. Data Generation
  11. Data Generation Techniques and Parameters
  12. Working with Test Data Warehouse
  13. Plans and Workflows
  14. Monitor
  15. Reports
  16. ilmcmd
  17. tdwcmd
  18. tdwquery
  19. Data Type Reference
  20. Data Type Reference for Test Data Warehouse
  21. 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. On the
    Configure Source Details
    page, to use source data from a connection:
    1. Select the connection and owner from the lists.
    2. To select a table, type the table name, or click
      Browse
      to select the table from a list.
    3. 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.
    4. Click
      OK
      to return to the Rule Simulator tab.
  6. To enter sample data:
    1. Enter the data in the data fields in the
      Configure Source Details
      window. Use the buttons to add or delete rows. You can enter a maximum of 100 rows.
    2. Click
      OK
      to return to the Rule Simulator tab.
  7. To use default sample data:
    1. Click
      Copy default data
      .
    2. Click
      OK
      to return to the Rule Simulator tab.
  8. On the
    Rule Simulator
    tab, click
    Go
    to start the simulation.
    View the original source values and the masked values in the
    Rule Simulator
    tab.