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Release highlights for Data Subset 6.1D HF1 for SAP:

  • Data Subset accelerators for SAP Insurance modules like BP, FS-CD, and FS-CM is added.
  • SAP CRM 7.0 support for Data Subset is added.
  • SAP ECC 6.0 EHP5 and EHP7 support for Data Subset is added.
  • Functionality for customers who are migrating from Data on Demand to Data Subset is added.
  • Data Subset for SAP fixes are added.

Release highlights for Data Privacy 6.1D HF1 for SAP:

  • Data Privacy accelerators for SAP Insurance module such as BP are added.
  • Auto-restart thread capability is added.
  • Ability to transport the Privacy entity and rules across the SAP landscape is added.
  • Masking functionality is added for Brazilian Cadastro de Pessoas Fisicas (CPF).
  • Masking functionality is added for the Brazilian Cadastro Nacional da Pessoa Juridica (CNPJ).
  • Data Privacy for SAP fixes are added.


ILM Products for use with SAP 6.1D HF1 Release Notes

This release contains major new capabilities, enhancements and bug fixes. Following are the highlights of the release


  • Persistent Data Masking on Hadoop. This is a new offering in the Data Masking product. It allows
    • Data Domain Profiling for data that exists in Hadoop
    • Masking of data while ingestion into Hadoop
    • Masking of data that exists in Hadoop
  • Test Data Warehouse. This is a new offering in the Secure Testing Suite. It allows,
    • User to store, manage and enhance all test data at a central secure location
    • Share and re-use data set across multiple team and project with secure permission
    • Reset data set to execute test cycles without impact other testers
    • Manage version of Dataset in warehouse and being able tag, search and  reuse them to test environment
  • Permissions on Connections
  • Significant improvements in scalability for subset
  • Test Data Generation enhancement
    • Import and Export will now include Test Data Generation artifacts
    • CLI support
    • Significant improvement of PAM
  • Improvements in support for data types, special characters

Informatica - Test Data Management - 9.7.0  - Release Notes - (English)

PAM for ILM Test Data Management 9.7.0

Dynamic Data Masking  (DDM) 9.7 includes the following new capabilities

  • Support for Oracle Stored Procedures and User Defined Table Functions
  • DB2 10.0 and 10.5 Database Connectivity support
  • Oracle Exadata Ready
  • Core product enhancements and bug fixes

PAM for Dynamic Data Masking 9.7

Informatica Dynamic Data Masking - 9.7.0 - Release Notes - (English)

The highlights of Informatica Data Archive 6.4  include:

Integrated Validation for Retirement (Oracle, IBM DB2, Microsoft SQL Server, and PowerExchange Sources):

Simple, one-click validation of retired data to check for data integrity based on row count and checksum


Data Vault Enhancements:

  • Replacement of the Data Vault metadata repository
  • New command line tool for backup and restore of Data Vault metadata and data
  • Expanded security model that supports permissions at the database level
  • Ability to create logical views
  • Extended Data Vault SQL support
  • Validation for EMC Vipr as storage


SAP Retirement Enhancements:

  • Architecture with FTP transfer for special tables and attachments
  • Ability to group retirement tables by SAP Development Class
  • Automatic mining of logical constraints from SAP dictionary
  • SAP reports – new look and feel
  • Support for SAP Java connector JCO 3.0.12 onwards


JDE and OEBS Retirement Accelerator  (Phase 2)

Oracle 12c feature support for Smart Partitioning

Multiple Bug Fixes


Informatica - Data Archive - 6.4 - Release Notes - (English)

PAM for ILM Data Archive 6.4

Informatica 9.6.1 HF1 includes the following new capabilities.


  • Test Tool Integration – Allows for integration with HP ALM version 11.5 and 12.0

Product Hardening

  • Resolve large number of open issues
    • Focus Areas of Map Generation and Usability 

PAM Addition

  • Support Windows 2012R2
  • TDM deployment certification on Amazon Cloud


  • No changes

PAM for ILM Test Data Management 9.6.1 HotFix 1

Informatica - Test Data Management - 9.6.1 HotFix 1  - Release Notes - (English)


You can download the Hotfixes from here.

Informatica TDM 9.6.1 includes the following new capabilities.


Product Hardening

  • Optimization of Relationship Types for Entities
    • UI Enhancements to isolate tables that cause additional data in the subset
    • Recursive executor Improvements, to loop only once
  • Better Error Handling and Logging
    • Error messages and log messages to have enough information for the user
    • Showing the TDM Log files in the UI
    • Download TDM log files
  • Resolve large number of open issues
    • Focus Areas of Map Generation and Usability


  • Project Permissions


PAM Addition

  • Support Test Data Generation for Unicode
  • Support for PC 9.6.1 and PC 9.6.1 HF1
  • Support for SQL Server 2014


Accelerator Additions (Support for new application version)

  • PeopleSoft FSCM 9.2
  • PeopleSoft HRMS 9.2
  • Siebel 8.1


Informatica - Test Data Management - 9.6.1 - Release Notes - (English)

PAM for ILM Test Data Management 9.6.1

This release includes:


  1. Test Data Generation
  2. Test Data Management Service as part of Informatica Platform, along with integrated User and Privilege Management
  3. Masking Rule Simulation


Informatica - Test Data Management - 9.6.0 - Release Notes - (English)

ILM Test Data Management 9.6 PAM

DVO is a maintenance release of DVO 9.5.2 addressing specific issues related to SQL Server repository.


The release addresses the following EBFs which are related CRs listed below.

  • EBF13454, EBF13455 and EBF13456
  • CR 378459  DVO952 on SQL Server: does not install SAP ABAP program for table pairs having SAP sources
  • CR 378461  DVO952 on SQL Server: does not validate the expressions for the copied join views.
  • CR 378463  DVO952 on SQL Server: Throws java null pointer exception error during workflow generation for the table pairs copied from one folder to another folder.

Data Archive 5.3.7 for Oracle+

  • Smart partitioning on Oracle

o    Leverage DB partitioning feature

o    Automate table-level and entity-level partitioning

o    Zero down time when setting up the initial partitioning and updating partitions

o    Enable selection of partition name as a parameter in archiving jobs to facilitate partition-based archiving

  • SAP retirement enhancements

o    Support for SAP CRM attachments archiving (compress)

o    Support SAP entity definition for cluster table data in XML for viewing in data discovery portal (generate columns for joins)

o    External attachment archiving to another directory on file system

  • Support PWX adapters to retire mainframe systems (VSAM, IMS)


Integrated Archive Accelerators



Data Subset 5.3.7 for Oracle+

  • Bug fixes (See release notes)




Data Privacy 5.3.7 for Oracle+

  • Bug fixes (See release notes)


Release Notes


ILM Products 5.3.7 Release Notes

Data Archive 5.3.6 for Oracle+:


  • Extraction performance enhancement for DB2 AS/400, z/OS, Teradata
  • Pause / resume in deletion step for Oracle archive to DB
  • Maintain table partition and compression in archive database
  • Cycle and table restore from file archive
  • Restore from file archive to DB archive
  • Generic JDBC driver registration to enable usage of any JDBC driver for archive source/target
  • Definition of virtual view in Enterprise Data Manager for read only staging in a retirement use case
  • Profiling enhancement – profile in IDE, export/import into EDM
  • Nano-second timestamp support for all file archive platforms
  • Retention reporting and assignment of indefinite retention policy
  • Security audit log and reporting
  • LDAP roles integration
  • Integrated Visualization Option


Integrated Archive Accelerators


  • Oracle E-Biz 12.1HR Payroll, HR Benefits, Subledgers, Work in Process, Sales Orders
  • Purge CST transactions that were left behind in a previous Archive


Data Subset 5.3.6 for Oracle+


  • Bug fixes (See release notes)


Data Privacy 5.3.6 for Oracle+


  • Bug fixes (See release notes)


ILM Products 5.3.6 Release Notes


Please use the following link to download the hotfix: