Pipe Delimited CSV Files Resulting in a Comma Delimited CSV Obfuscated File


Article ID: 7873


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CA Test Data Manager (Data Finder / Grid Tools)


The data that we get into to mask comes to us in many formats.  We do not have say over how it is presented to us, nor do we have a say on how we are going to give it back as a masked file.  The format that it comes in is the expected format upon its masked return. In this case, we have a "|" ("pipe") delimited file.  When we put this format into the Fast Data Maker (FDM), the output format is a comma.  This is not acceptable to our Client.


The code did not take this requirement into account.  This is the first time that this requirement has been expressed.


Fast Data Masker from 4.0 GA


This is fixed in the patch FastDataMasker-  Please contact Support if you have an earlier version than this one.  Please note that this should be in a GA Release dated after July 21, 2017.  Please verify with Support that it made into that GA.

Additional Information

You can download the latest version of TDM by following the directions in this document: https://support.ca.com/us/knowledge-base-articles.TEC1903942.html.  

To contact support, go to https://www.ca.com/us/services-support/ca-support/contact-support.html.