Executing package

The package created in BizDataX Designer can be executed from the BizDataX Designer itself, from the command line, or published to BizDataX Portal and executed there.

Table of contents
Package execution (BizDataX Designer)
Package execution (Command line)
Package execution (BizDataX Portal)

Package execution (BizDataX Designer)

In Visual Studio, click Debug -> Start Without Debugging (or CTRL+F5). A console window will appear and, within seconds, all first names in CreditCard and Customer tables will have a different value. Check the database to confirm.

Package execution (Command line)

  • Navigate to the folder where the package is.
  • Open the package folder.
  • Run BizDataXPackage.exe.

Example: C:\Users\ekobit\source\repos\BizDataXPackage\BizDataXPackage\bin\Debug>BizDataXPackage.exe.
Check the database to confirm.

Package execution (BizDataX Portal)

A precondition is that the package is published to BizDataX Portal.

To start package execution from the BizDataX Portal, on navigation menu select 'Data Masking --> Packages' or select Data masking panel on project's dashboard screen.

Published package Figure 1: Published package

From the menu on the right, click View package details.

View package details Figure 2: View package details

The Package details screen shows details about the published Package and information about Steps and Parameters of the package.
Steps overview list shows one step of a previously created masking flow.

Package details Steps Figure 3: Package details - Steps

Parameters overview list contains no parameters because they are not created.

Package details Parameters Figure 4: Package details - Parameters

To start executing the package, press the red Execute package button on the right. Pressing the button opens a 3-step wizard.

In the first step, Restartability mode and Package version are selected. Run the package without restartability (Do not use restartability option) because the package in this guide does not have the required configuration.
Click Next to proceed to the second step.

Package execution step 1 Figure 5: Package Execution - Step 1

Since this is the first package execution on the Portal considering restartability mode, there are no registered iterators. At the same time, this is a feature associated with restartability that is not used in this guide.
Click Next to proceed to the last step.

Package details step 2 Figure 6: Package Execution - Step 2

Since this package has no registered parameters, they are not displayed.
Press Finish to start package execution.

Package details step 3 Figure 7: Package Execution - Step 3

Package execution completed successfully. Check the database to confirm.

Package execution completed Figure 8: Package execution details