I need to connect to my Netezza database in Fast Data Masker (FDM), but I am unable to find it within the database management system (DBMS) drop down list.
Steps to reproduce:
Expected result: I continue on to 'Save' and 'Connect' to my Netezza database profile connection.
Actual result: Under the 'DBMS' drop down list, I cannot find the Netezza database option.
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Netezza is an officially supported data source for data masking and data subset. However, when FDM was enhanced to use a new mapper user interface, Netezza was accidently removed from the DBMS drop down list.
More can be read about using Netezza with the Test Data Management product package here:
This issue was originally found in Fast Data Masker (FDM) release version 4.2. This issue has been resolved in FDM release version 184.108.40.206.
Since the issue has been resolved in FDM 220.127.116.11, we recommend upgrading to that version or higher. Then you will be able to see Netezza as an option in the DBMS drop down list.
To download the latest release of Test Data Manager (TDM) or Fast Data Masker (FDM):
If you experience any issues on the CA Support Online site either finding the product your need to download, or actually downloading the product, please call 1-800-225-5224 and a global support center representative will be able to assist you.
To install (finish the upgrade process) for TDM/FDM:
If you experience any issues upgrading or are still not seeing the Netezza database as an option in FDM, please open a support case.
If you come across this issue and you cannot upgrade to FDM 18.104.22.168 or higher, then we can provide a patch for you. To receive the patch, please open a support case referencing this knowledge base article.
To open a support case:
A member of the support team will be assigned your case and they will contact you. Your patch will be uploaded to CA Support Online and they will give you the below information.
To download the patch:
Apply the patch:
If you experience any further issues, please open a support case on https://support.ca.com/irj/portal/newhome or call support at one of these numbers https://www.ca.com/us/services-support/ca-support/contact-support.html.