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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. Data Sets
  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. Data Type Reference for Hadoop
  22. Glossary

String Random Masking Parameters

String Random Masking Parameters

Configure random masking to generate random output for string columns.
To configure limitations for each character in the output string, configure a mask format. Configure filter characters to define which source characters to mask and the characters to mask them with.
The following table describes the parameters that you can configure for random masking of string columns:
Parameter
Description
Range
The minimum and maximum string length. The PowerCenter Integration Service returns a string of random characters between the minimum and maximum string length.
Mask Format
The type of character to substitute for each character in the input data. You can limit each character to an alphabetic, numeric, or alphanumeric character type.
Source String Characters
The characters in the source string that you want to mask.
Result String Replacement Characters
Substitutes the characters in the target string.