Posts Tagged ‘ Linux ’

Config Notes: SAS Mid-Tier (Linux) IWA with Fallback

February 7, 2015
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Continuing on the theme of configuring a SAS 9.4 M2 platform on Linux to use Integrated Windows Authentication (IWA), in this post I’m going to jot down some notes on steps 12-15 – configuring the SAS mid-tier on a Linux server for IWA with fallback to form-based authentication (when IWA is not available). This...
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SAS Visual Analytics Guest Access with IWA Fallback

January 30, 2015
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Yesterday I wrote a post about configuring a SAS® 9.4 M2 installation on Linux for Integrated Windows Authentication (IWA) with mid-tier fallback form-based authentication to handle situations where IWA was not available or was disabled. I also repeated this configuration with a SAS Visual Analytics 7.1 installation (based on SAS 9.4 M2). This means...
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IWA with SAS 9.4 M2 on Linux

January 29, 2015
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I’ve just finished a challenging but very rewarding experience configuring a SAS 9.4 M2 platform on Linux to use Integrated Windows Authentication (IWA), for both server and mid-tiers ….. without using Quest Authentication Services. The SAS platform has supported IWA on Linux since SAS 9.3 but until recently has only supported it when you...
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Getting SAS Software running on CrunchBang Linux 64-bit

December 19, 2012
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This is a follow-up to my prior post on Getting SAS® Software running on Arch Linux 64-bit. In my quest for a new Linux distro the next stop was CrunchBang Linux. I like the look of CrunchBang because it’s lightweight, based on Debian, and u...
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Getting SAS Software running on Arch Linux 64-bit

December 17, 2012
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Recently, I’ve been looking to switch from Ubuntu to an alternative distro as the primary Linux platform for our Metacoda development/testing environments, where we also run SAS® software. I’ve run quite a few distros in my time includ...
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SAS Management Console over SSH

April 4, 2012
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I was asked recently how to get SAS® Management Console to remotely access a SAS metadata server using SSH tunnels. In the absence of a VPN connection to your network, SSH can be an alternative for SAS Management Console access to a remote SAS met...
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SAS & JBoss: Too Many Open Files

March 13, 2012
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I’ve been seeing some ‘Too many open files‘ exceptions in the SAS® mid-tier JBoss logs on my Ubuntu Linux server. I was surprised about this because I remember during installation I had followed the guidance in the SAS documentat...
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Troubleshooting: sas.servers & hostname aliases

October 31, 2011
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I ran into an interesting problem over the last few days with my SAS® 9.3 deployments on Linux. I had noticed that the sas.servers scripts for my Lev2 and Lev3 deployments were taking several minutes to start the SAS services. I know JBoss takes a...
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