Posts Tagged ‘ SAS Management Console ’

SAS Visual Analytics: Modern Theme Vs Classic Theme

May 8, 2016
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At the SAS Global Forum 2016 the SAS Viya platform was announced and part of the platform was SAS Visual Analytics and SAS Visual Statistics converting to the HTML5 interface. Noticeable changes were that the Designer and the Explorer have merged into ...
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Tracing Permissions for SAS Metadata Security

March 30, 2016
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SAS Global Forum 2016 is just over 2 weeks away, and I’m really excited about showing a Permissions Tracer feature we’ll be releasing in the next version of our Metacoda Security Plug-ins. Metacoda is a SASGF sponsor again this year and we’ll be showing a preview of this new version at our Metacoda stand...
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Identity Sync: Finding Your Keys

March 3, 2016
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Using the Metacoda Identity Sync Plug-in with a new SAS installation is easy. All of the defaults are based on common practices for synchronizing Active Directory users and groups with a SAS metadata server. Using the plug-in with an existing installation, where users and groups have already been synchronized using custom code, takes a...
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Testing Conditional Grants in SAS Visual Analytics

September 7, 2015
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If you use conditional grants in SAS® Visual Analytics for row level security, then you might be interested in one of the enhancements available in our recent Metacoda Plug-ins 5.0 release. This new release adds support for automated metadata security testing of the permission conditions behind conditional grants. Conditional grants, sometimes known as row-level...
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Synchronizing SAS Platform Identities

July 24, 2015
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I’ve been spending lots of time lately on SAS® platform identity synchronizations. I’m fairly confident that I’ve done more Microsoft Active Directory (AD) to SAS Metadata Server synchronizations in the past few weeks, than I’ve done in my entire career working with SAS software! The reason for this is that we’ve been doing lots...
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New Permissions in SAS 9.4 M2: ManageCredentialsMetadata & ManageMemberMetadata

October 16, 2014
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SAS® 9.4 M2 was released recently and included some new permissions related to identity administration. These new permissions are ManageMemberMetadata (MMM), for groups and roles, and ManageCredentialsMetadata (MCM), for users and groups. I found them documented in the SAS 9.4 Intelligence Platform: Security Administration Guide, Second Edition. They are listed in the Use and...
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SAS Metadata Security Testing

March 18, 2014
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SAS® Global Forum 2014 is now only a few days away, and I’m excited (and a little nervous) about presenting my paper Test for Success: Automated Testing of SAS® Metadata Security Implementations. Update 03Apr2014: My paper is now available for download from the SAS Global Forum 2014 Online Proceedings. SAS metadata security testing is...
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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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