Add an Application

In order to mask, you first need to add an application and create an environment to store the connection information and the masking rules for the data store.

  1. Click Add Application.
  2. Enter an Application Name.

    Add Application

  3. In the upper right-hand side of the screen, click Add Environment. The screen prompts you for the following items:
    1. From the Application Name drop-down menu, select the name of the application associated with this environment, for informational purposes. An integrated test environment can have multiple applications.
    2. Enter an Environment Name.
      This will be the display name of the new environment.
    3. From the Purpose drop-down menu, select Mask.

    Add Environment

  4. Either:
    • Click Save to return to the Environments List/Summary screen,
    • Click Save & View to display the Environment Overview screen.

Add an Environment

  1. Login to the Delphix Masking server.
  2. Click the Environments tab.
  3. To add an environment, click the plus sign (+).
  4. Select an Application Name from the drop-down menu.
  5. Enter an Environment Name.
  6. Select Mask as the purpose from the drop-down menu.
  7. Click Save.

    Add Environment

Select an Environment and Create a Connector

After you create a new environment, it will appear in the user interface (UI). You can then create connections by doing the following:
  1. Click an Environment name.
  2. From the Environment Overview screen, click the Connector tab.

    Connector Tab

    The Connector List screen appears.
  3. In the upper right-hand region of the Connectors Editor, click Create Connection.
    The Create Connection window appears, prompting you for connection information for the database.
  4. For Type, select the appropriate database type – for example, Database – Oracle.
  5. Enter the required information such as the connection name, database name, host name or IP, port, and login credentials.
  6. Click Save. You will be returned to the Connector List screen, where you can add additional connectors if necessary.

Create Connector

After you create an environment and connectors, you need to define a rule set. See the following activity for how to do this.

To edit a connector:

  1. In the Connector tab, click the Edit icon for the connector you want to edit.
  2. Change any information necessary. To change the password:
    1. Select the checkbox next to Change Password.
    2. In the field that appears, enter the new password.
  3. Click Save.

Next Steps

After you create an environment and connectors, you need to define a rule set. See the following activity for how to do this.

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