Posts Tagged ‘ SAS 9.4 ’

Checking a SAS Setinit/License in Metadata

September 19, 2018
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When I apply a new SAS license (setinit) each year, sometime I forget to also update it in metadata. I might not even remember until I get an email from the SAS platform itself: From: SAS Platform Subject: SAS Product Expiration Notification To: Me You...
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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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Changing font size in SAS

June 18, 2018
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When making a new piece of code, I like to use the smallest font I can read. This lets me fit more text on the screen at once. When presenting code to others, especially in a classroom setting, I like to make the font large enough to see from the back...
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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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Did I add that CA Certificate to the SAS Trusted CA Bundle?

February 14, 2018
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Sometimes I forget whether I’ve added our internal site root and intermediate CA certificates to the Trusted CA Bundle that SAS® Software applications use. Sometimes I also forget the command I can use to find out whether I did! 😉 As is ofte...
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Reading and writing GZIP files with SAS

October 10, 2017
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Reading and writing GZIP files with SAS

SAS 9.4 Maintenance 5 includes new support for reading and writing GZIP files directly. GZIP files, usually found with a .gz file extension, are a different format than ZIP files. Although both are forms of compressed files, a GZIP file is usually a compressed copy of a single file, whereas

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SAS Management Console on HiDPI Windows 10

September 29, 2017
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A few days ago I installed SAS Management Console 9.4 M4 and Metacoda Plug-ins 6.0 R4 on a Microsoft Surface Pro running Windows 10. After launching SAS Management Console, and logging in, it looked very odd. All of the icons and text were very close together and the text was hard to read. Here’s...
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