Masking ebcdic files

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Hi all,

is it possible to mask text files EBCDIC encoded?

I saw into the connector creation form the "VSAM (EBCDIC encoding)" in this doc page: https://docs.delphix.com/docs51/delphix-masking/masking-engine-user-guide/understand-and-manage-the-...

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Gianpiero
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Hi Gianpiero,
A mainframe dataset in EBCDIC encoding can be masked by Delphix. it won't be accurate IMO to call it a "text" file as it has a separate structure. Users can mask most VSAM, QSAM types of datasets, they need to be moved to an OSS/ SFTP directory for Delphix to connect. The user will also need to provide the associated COBOL copybook in order to parse the VSAM,

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Hims
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Thank you for your reply.
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Gianpiero