Updated at: 2022-02-22 GMT+08:00

Executing an Elasticsearch Data Masking Task

After an Elasticsearch data masking task is created, sensitive information in tables or columns of a specified Elasticsearch data source will be masked.

This section describes how to execute an Elasticsearch data masking task.

Prerequisites

  • You have obtained credentials for logging in to the management console.
  • An Elasticsearch data masking task has been created.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the management console.
  2. Click in the upper left corner of the management console and select a region or project.
  3. In the navigation pane on the left, click and choose Security & Compliance > Data Security Center.
  4. In the navigation pane, choose Data Masking. On the displayed page, click the Elasticsearch Data Masking tab.

    Figure 1 Accessing the Elasticsearch data masking page

  5. On the Elasticsearch Data Masking tab page, locate the row that contains the task to be executed and click Execute in the Operation column.

    Figure 2 Executing an Elasticsearch data masking task

    The data masking task is executed as configured.

    In the Enable/Disable column, If is displayed, the task is disabled, you are not allowed to click Execute.

  6. Click in front of a data masking task to view the task status.

    The task statuses are described as follows:
    • Completed: The data masking task has been successfully executed.
    • Running: The data masking task is being executed.
    • Pending execution: The data masking task is not executed.
    • Stopped: The data masking task has been manually stopped.
    • Failed: The data masking task fails to be executed.
    Figure 3 Elasticsearch data masking task statuses

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