Posts Tagged ‘ SAS Management Console ’

Providing User Access to the SAS® BI Lineage Plug-in

December 19, 2013
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I was asked yesterday whether it was possible to use the SAS® Management Console BI Lineage plug-in to provide non-administrators with the ability to review BI Lineage scans (as previously run by administrators). The BI Lineage plug-in can be used to do impact analysis for BI content (reports, information maps etc.) in a similar...
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Removing Custom Task Capability Metadata

December 10, 2013
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Yesterday I saw a question on the SAS® Communities site from Nick about Registering Custom Tasks and managing the capability metadata that’s used for role based access control on those custom tasks. I found Nick’s question especially interesting because we have some free Metacoda Custom Tasks and those techniques can also be used to...
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Creating a Metadata Bound Library with SAS 9.4

October 30, 2013
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One of the nice enhancements in SAS® Management Console 9.4 is the addition of a point & click method for creating a Metadata Bound Library. Metadata Bound Libraries have been available since SAS 9.3 M2 but prior to SAS 9.4 you had to write p...
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Web Report Studio: Switch Report Sections to Tabs in Snap!

May 28, 2013
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Web Report Studio: Switch Report Sections to Tabs in Snap!

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One of my gripes with Web Report Studio is that it is not always obvious that a report contains more sections. When demonstrating a report with ...

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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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Protecting your Metadata Protections: Part 2

March 31, 2013
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In a guest post on blogs.sas.com in January, I wrote about protecting your metadata protections. In that post I said that “Ideally, a SAS® metadata security plan should address both ACT permissions and access to the Authorization Manager.”...
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Admins – Need to Restore One Metadata Object from a Backup?

March 11, 2013
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Admins – Need to Restore One Metadata Object from a Backup?

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When I think of corruption, it usually is more about government.  Certainly, I don’t picture myself slipping a C-Note to the metadata server for favors, such as giving me special access or maybe ensuing...
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SAS Stored Process Code in Metadata

January 8, 2013
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With SAS® 9.3 the SAS code for a Stored Process can be located in metadata rather than located the file system (as was required with earlier versions). I had often wondered whether this meant the SAS code was really in metadata or whether it appea...
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