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How to Perform Detection in Hive

The Detection process allows user to perform discovery in the Hive system. This process helps you to fetch sensitive information.


Following are the pre-requisites:

  1. Controller must be installed. For detailed information about the installation process, refer Install DSM Administrator in Linux and Install DSM Administrator in Windows.

  2. Hive IDP must be Installed. To know more, refer Install Hive IDP.

Steps to Perform Detection

The following section of this page outlines the step-by-step procedure to discover sensitive information stored on Hive systems.

  1. The first step is to create a policy in the PK Protect. Policy allows to create a set of Sensitive Data Types which are presented in the database. To know how to create a policy, refer Hadoop & Files.

  2. The next step in the process of performing detection is to create a task. The Task screen enables a user to selected locations of the saved data in which sensitive information is stored. To know more about each field in the Task screen, refer Create Task in Hive.

View Detection Results

Once the task is executed successfully, the results get generated which depict what all information in the selected database were sensitive. A list of detailed information is displayed in the Results screen. To know more about each tab in the Results screen, refer Hive Results.

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