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Schedule a decryption job

Schedule a decryption job

You can schedule a job to decrypt data in an encrypted field, to store clear data in the instance.

Before you begin

Note: You must mark the encryption record for the field as inactive (clear the Active box) before the decryption job runs, otherwise, nothing happens.

Role required: security-admin


  1. Navigate to Edge Encryption Configuration > Encryption Configurations > All.
  2. Click the field that you want to decrypt.
  3. Under Related Links, click Schedule Mass Decryption Job.

    The Scheduled Encryption Job form is shown with all fields populated. The bottom of the form shows records for previous job executions.

  4. Fill in the fields on the form, as appropriate.
    Field Value
    Name Enter a descriptive name.
    Job Type Select Decryption.
    Active Clear this check box if you want to deactivate this job.
    Table Select a table.
    Column Select a column.
    Run Select the period between job executions.
    Starting Enter the date and time to run the job for the first time.
  5. Click the menu icon in the form header and select Save.
  6. To see an estimated count of records to be updated, click Estimate Record Count.
  7. To run the job immediately, click Execute Now.