Whether you plan simply to mask data, or to profile, provision, AND mask data, you need to perform certain tasks. Masking databases is similar to masking files, but not identical.

If you are working with a source, you must perform the following tasks. The links in this list describe the tasks.

  1. Create or Import an Environment.
  2. Define Connections.
  3. Define a Rule Set.
  4. Profile Data and Define Inventory.
  5. Provision Data (Databases only).
  6. Mask Data.