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  3. Implementing Data Masking and Data Subset with IMS Unload File Sources

Implementing Data Masking and Data Subset with IMS Unload File Sources

Implementing Data Masking and Data Subset with IMS Unload File Sources

Importing Data Sources

Importing Data Sources

Import data sources from PowerCenter into a project in Test Data Manager.
  1. To view a list of the projects in Test Data Manager, click
    Projects
    .
  2. Click a project in the list to open it.
  3. Click
    Actions
    Import Metadata
    .
    The
    Import Metadata
    window appears.
  4. To import metadata from PowerCenter, choose
    PowerCenter Repository
    .
  5. Choose whether you want to review the metadata changes before you import the data sources. Test Data Manager displays the information before the import runs.
    Test Data Manager shows you the metadata that you are importing and the impact on rules and domain assignments or entities and groups in Test Data Manager.
  6. Click
    Next
    .
  7. Select the PowerCenter folder that contains the data source you want to import. You can filter folders by the folder name or the description.
  8. Click
    Next
    .
  9. Select the tables to import. You can filter the tables by data source, table name, or table description.
  10. Click
    Next
    .
  11. Choose when to import the sources. Choose one of the following options:
    • Import Now
      . Import the data source immediately. To run the import in the background, select
      Run import in the background
      .
    • Schedule Later
      . Schedule the import to occur at a specific date and time. Click the calendar to select a date. Use the hour and minute sliders to set the time.
  12. Click
    Finish
    .
    If the import is running, view the progress of the import job in the
    Monitor
    view. After the job finishes, access the imported metadata through the
    Data Sources
    details view.