Posts Tagged ‘ Metacoda Security Plug-ins ’

Removing Custom Task Capability Metadata

December 10, 2013
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Yesterday I saw a question on the SAS® Communities site from Nick about Registering Custom Tasks and managing the capability metadata that’s used for role based access control on those custom tasks. I found Nick’s question especially interesting because we have some free Metacoda Custom Tasks and those techniques can also be used to...
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Password Encoder

September 29, 2013
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I’ve noticed that whenever I need a pwencoded password, it seems to coincide with me not having a SAS® coding interface readily available (DMS, SAS Enterprise Guide®, SAS Data Integration Studio etc.). On the other hand, I almost always...
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Protecting your Metadata Protections: Part 2

March 31, 2013
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In a guest post on blogs.sas.com in January, I wrote about protecting your metadata protections. In that post I said that “Ideally, a SAS® metadata security plan should address both ACT permissions and access to the Authorization Manager.”...
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SAS Management Console: Client and Server Versions

December 7, 2012
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We recently released an update to our Metacoda Security Plug-ins (V3.0 R2) with support for use with SAS® 9.3 M2. This of course required testing with a variety of SAS Metadata Server versions and different versions of SAS Management Console clien...
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Metacoda’s Metadata Explorer Plug-in

August 7, 2012
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My work at Metacoda involves lots of metadata, as does my work as in SAS® platform administration. I spend a lot of time looking inside SAS metadata repositories, searching for objects, looking at their attributes, following their associations to ...
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Sneak Peek at our new Effective Permissions Explorers

April 10, 2012
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This post is a sneak peek at a couple of effective permissions explorers that we are putting into the next version of our Metacoda Security Plug-ins. We’ll also be demoing these at the SAS Global Forum 2012 in Orlando next week, so if you’r...
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Role-Based Access to Metacoda Security Plug-ins in SAS Management Console

February 4, 2012
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This post explains how to provide role-based access to Metacoda Security Plug-ins in the SAS® Management Console (versions 9.2 and 9.3). Metacoda Security Plug-ins are initially only available to administrators, specifically members of the Managem...
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Login Reviewer: Finding Accounts with Stored Passwords

January 30, 2012
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In a previous post I mentioned how the Accounts tab in SAS® Management Console 9.3 now displays a blank in the password field when logins don’t have a stored password, and only displays ******** when there is a stored password. Compare this ...
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