Data Masking Does Not Preserve VPD Policies Defined On The Masked Tables
(Doc ID 1118493.1)
Last updated on JANUARY 11, 2023
Applies to:Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Data Masking and Subsetting - Version 220.127.116.11.0 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
All the VPD policies defined on a table are removed when the data stored in the table is masked via Data Masking. This behaviour can be easily tested as follows:
1. Create a VPD policy on a table
2. Run a Data Masking script against this table
3. Check whether the VPD policies still exist
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