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Configuring encryption for properties in embedded classes

Updated on June 30, 2021

To better secure your data, you could encrypt individual properties. This means you would need to create an ABAC policy type for property encryption, and encrypt the property in the embedded class.

For example, you might want to encrypt clients addresses and phone numbers to ensure that only certain people in the organization can access this information.
When you configure property encrypt policies, you create an access control policy on both classes in which the property appears.

For example, if you want to encrypt a postal code, you encrypt the embed class and the data-admin-operator-ID class that correlate to those properties. In this case, you encrypt embed-address.postalcode and data-admin-operator-id.address.postalcode.


  1. In the navigation pane of Dev Studio, click Records.
  2. Expand the Security category, and then click Access Control Policy.
  3. In the list of policies, click propertyencrypt.
  4. Click ActionsCreate.
  5. In the Label field, enter a meaningful name for the new policy.
  6. In the Action list, select propertyencrypt.
  7. In the Applies to field, enter the class that you want to encrypt.
  8. In the Property field, select the properties that you want to encrypt.
  9. Click Save.

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