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Data Masking Does Not Preserve VPD Policies Defined On The Masked Tables (Doc ID 1118493.1)

Last updated on APRIL 03, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Data Masking and Subsetting - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 04-Jun-2013


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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