Posts Tagged ‘ Metadata Promotion ’

Promoting SAS Security Metadata (in Custom Repositories)

April 2, 2013
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Did you know that with SAS® 9.3 you can promote (export/import) SAS metadata packages containing users, groups, roles, and ACTs, just like you can with Jobs, Tables, Libraries, Stored Processes, Reports and Information Maps? I needed to do this myself...
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Migrating SAS Access Control Templates

December 3, 2012
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I ran into a tricky issue today whilst migrating some Access Control Templates (ACTs) from an old SAS® 9.3 M1 deployment to a new SAS 9.3 M2 deployment. I’d seen it before and I initially forgot how I resolved it. It took a little while to r...
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SAS Platform Object Framework MakeFolder Metadata Utility

May 26, 2011
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Back in July last year I posted MKDIRMD Macro: Creating Tree Folders in Metadata about a SAS macro I wrote to create tree folders in a SAS metadata repository using the SAS Open Metadata API. Just recently I discovered an alternative method using a utility already present in a SAS 9.2 installation: MakeFolder. I...
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Interesting SAS notes relating to Portal Promotion

February 2, 2011
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I noticed a couple of recent SAS usage notes relating to the new portal content promotion capability in SAS 9.2: SAS Problem Note 42231: The script used to promote SAS® Information Delivery Portal content removes the Portal Application Tree when an incorrect name is passed to the script SAS Usage Note 41692: Scripts for...
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Updated SAS Admin Docs (inc Portal Promotion)

December 16, 2010
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I noticed that several of the SAS® platform administration documents have been updated recently following the release of the 4.3 versions of SAS Enterprise Guide and the various mid-tier web apps (SAS Information Delivery Portal, SAS Web Report Studio, SAS BI Dashboard etc.). The updated documents include: SAS® 9.2 Intelligence Platform System Administration Guide,...
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