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Create custom masking scheme
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You can create a custom masking scheme for use with the encryption REST API.

Prerequisites
  • Choose an easy-to-remember name for the masking scheme.

  • Think of a helpful description for the masking scheme.

  • Decide which format you want to use for the masking scheme.

  • Decide if the masking scheme should use the nullify or redaction masking technique.

  • If the scheme is to redact:

    • Decide on a suitable masking character to replace the original characters.

    • Decide if you want to retain the original string's format and length.

Create a masking scheme
To create a masking scheme
  1. Go to Encryption & Masking > Schemes.

  2. Click the MASKING SCHEME tab.

  3. Enter an easy-to-remember name for the masking scheme.

  4. Supply a useful description.

  5. From the Format Type list, select the desired format.

  6. For Masking Technique, select either Nullify or Redaction.

  7. If you choose Redaction:

    1. Enter the desired character to replace all other characters in the original string, or rely on the default x.

    2. To maintain the original string's format and length, click that checkbox.

  8. Click SAVE.