Posts Tagged ‘ SAS Configuration ’

SAS & IWA: Check the Logs

June 29, 2012
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When testing Integrated Windows Authentication (IWA) based client connections to SAS® platform servers, it is well worth checking the SAS logs to verify the connections are being made the way you expect. SAS has a variety of methods up it’s ...
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SAS & IWA: Reviewing SPNs

April 8, 2012
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My last post was about configuring additional Service Principal Names (SPNs) in Active Directory to support the use of Integrated Windows Authentication (IWA) in a SAS® platform installation that uses host name aliases in preference to physical ho...
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SAS & IWA: Host Name Aliases and SPNs

April 7, 2012
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I’m quite keen on using host name aliases, rather than their physical host names, when referring to machines in SAS® platform installations. It does however mean a little extra configuration is required when using Integrated Windows Authenti...
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SAS & IWA: Verifying Trusted for Delegation Status

March 5, 2012
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I mentioned in a previous post that host machines need to be Trusted for Delegation when a SAS® software component, such as a SAS Workspace Server, needs to make outgoing connections to secondary servers when the initial incoming connection was ma...
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SAS and IWA: Two Hops

January 23, 2012
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In an earlier post I mentioned that I would jot down a few notes about my experiences with SAS® software and Integrated Windows Authentication (IWA). This is the first of these posts and concerns the initial configuration. Chances are, if you knew...
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Dynamic Logging Reconfiguration in SAS® 9.3

January 10, 2012
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One of the exciting new features in SAS 9.3 (well for me anyway) is the ability to replace or modify the logging configuration on-the-fly for a running server without needing to restart it. Previously in SAS 9.2 you could dynamically change the levels ...
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SAS and IWA (Integrated Windows Authentication) Notes

December 31, 2011
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Over the past year I have worked on a number of SAS® 9.2 platform installations helping to get Integrated Windows Authentication (IWA) working nicely for single sign-on (SSO) for the SAS platform. Whilst it’s relatively easy to turn IWA on, ...
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Troubleshooting: sas.servers & hostname aliases

October 31, 2011
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I ran into an interesting problem over the last few days with my SAS® 9.3 deployments on Linux. I had noticed that the sas.servers scripts for my Lev2 and Lev3 deployments were taking several minutes to start the SAS services. I know JBoss takes a...
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