Posts Tagged ‘ Active Directory ’

SAS & IWA: Check the Logs

June 29, 2012
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When testing Integrated Windows Authentication (IWA) based client connections to SAS® platform servers, it is well worth checking the SAS logs to verify the connections are being made the way you expect. SAS has a variety of methods up it’s ...
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SAS & IWA: Reviewing SPNs

April 8, 2012
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My last post was about configuring additional Service Principal Names (SPNs) in Active Directory to support the use of Integrated Windows Authentication (IWA) in a SAS® platform installation that uses host name aliases in preference to physical ho...
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SAS & IWA: Host Name Aliases and SPNs

April 7, 2012
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I’m quite keen on using host name aliases, rather than their physical host names, when referring to machines in SAS® platform installations. It does however mean a little extra configuration is required when using Integrated Windows Authenti...
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SAS & IWA: Verifying Trusted for Delegation Status

March 5, 2012
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I mentioned in a previous post that host machines need to be Trusted for Delegation when a SAS® software component, such as a SAS Workspace Server, needs to make outgoing connections to secondary servers when the initial incoming connection was ma...
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SAS and IWA: Two Hops

January 23, 2012
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In an earlier post I mentioned that I would jot down a few notes about my experiences with SAS® software and Integrated Windows Authentication (IWA). This is the first of these posts and concerns the initial configuration. Chances are, if you knew...
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SAS and IWA (Integrated Windows Authentication) Notes

December 31, 2011
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Over the past year I have worked on a number of SAS® 9.2 platform installations helping to get Integrated Windows Authentication (IWA) working nicely for single sign-on (SSO) for the SAS platform. Whilst it’s relatively easy to turn IWA on, ...
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Favourite Platform Admin Papers from SAS Global Forum 2011

June 9, 2011
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These are some of my favourite papers from SAS Global Forum 2011. As a platform administrator and metadata fan I am obviously biased to a specific subset of papers. I’m sure there were many other great papers at the conference, but these are the ones that I liked the most based on my own...
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Resources for Solaris and Active Directory Integration

November 18, 2010
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A while back I worked with a client to implement Active Directory (AD) integration for a number of Solaris containers that made up their SAS platform. The main benefit of this was to allow all of the SAS users to use their Windows (Active Directory) credentials, the same ones they use to log into...
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