Posts Tagged ‘ SAS 9.1 ’

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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Testing Direct Access to SAS Metadata Bound Libraries and Tables

December 17, 2012
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A little while ago, as part of the work on our recent Metacoda Plug-ins 3.0 R2 release, I used SAS® 9.3 M2 to set up a metadata bound library by following the useful instructions in the Setting Up a Metadata-Bound Library section of the SAS® ...
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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: 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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Getting Certified

July 13, 2012
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As a (certified) SAS platform administrator I often get asked how best to prepare for the SAS Certified Platform Administrator 9 exam. I don’t have a magic formula other than study and experience. My standard response is to direct people to the b...
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Password Encoding with SAS

June 20, 2012
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Quick note from Paul: I’m really excited that platformadmin.com’s very first guest post is from the well known blogger and author Tricia Aanderud. I suspect you already know Tricia, but just in case you don’t … Tricia Aanderud, ...
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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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Metacoda Security Plug-ins Tip: Where’s that login?

November 7, 2011
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This is a tip for Metacoda Security Plug-ins users who might have a need to track down which user or group identity in their SAS® metadata owns a particular user id. Have you ever gone to add a login to a user or group identity in the SAS Manageme...
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