Posts Tagged ‘ Metacoda Security Plug-ins ’

Metacoda Auth Domain Reviewer

September 26, 2018
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One of the new Metacoda Security Plug-ins features arriving in version 6.1 is the Auth Domain Reviewer. Like the other reviewers, this plug-in is used for investigating, documenting and testing how a SAS metadata security feature has been used within a...
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Metacoda Plug-ins Tip: User’s Group Content Admin Permissions (Identity Permissions Explorer)

September 13, 2018
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This tip was prompted by a SAS Communities question which I hear from time to time, essentially “How do I find out which groups a SAS user is a Portal Group Content Administrator for?” It can be answered using the Metacoda Identity Permissi...
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Metacoda Plug-ins Tip: Removing an Unwanted Auth Domain and Logins

August 17, 2018
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This tip details how to go about removing an unwanted Authentication Domain and all associated Login objects from SAS metadata. A need for this can arise when you have been temporarily (or accidentally/unnecessarily) added a second set of inbound login...
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Metacoda Plug-ins Tip: Locate Home Folder for a User

May 21, 2018
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It is usually obvious where a SAS user’s metadata home folder (My Folder or private user folder) is – just look under /User Folders/ (or /Users/ in older SAS versions) for a folder with the user’s name. Sometimes, however, it can be a...
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Metacoda Plug-ins Tip: Advanced Expression-Based Filters (Protected Object Reviewer)

May 16, 2018
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This post continues a series of examples on Advanced Expression-Based Filters for Metacoda Plug-ins, in this case for the Protected Object Reviewer. Here are some expressions that you may find useful to copy and paste into the filter bar of the Metacod...
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Metacoda Plug-ins Tip: Advanced Expression-Based Filters (ACE Reviewer)

May 16, 2018
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This post continues a series of examples on Advanced Expression-Based Filters for Metacoda Plug-ins, in this case for the ACE Reviewer. Here are some expressions that you may find useful to copy and paste into the filter bar of the Metacoda ACE Reviewe...
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Metacoda Plug-ins Tip: Advanced Expression-Based Filters (ACT Reviewer)

May 16, 2018
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Many of the Metacoda Plug-ins have Filter Bars which provide a way to filter the contents displayed and show an interesting subset. Normally they do simple case-insensitive “contains” filtering on key attributes like name and description (t...
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Following SAS GEL Security Rules with Metacoda Security Tests

June 13, 2017
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If you’re responsible for managing SAS® platform security, and you haven’t seen them yet, then I’d definitely recommend reading Five papers on Recommended SAS 9.4 Security Model Design (part 1 & part 2) as published by David Stern, Principal Technical Architect from the SAS Global Enablement and Learning (GEL) team. These papers are an...
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