Posts Tagged ‘ SAS Metadata ’

Metacoda Auth Domain Reviewer

September 26, 2018
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One of the new Metacoda Security Plug-ins features arriving in version 6.1 is the Auth Domain Reviewer. Like the other reviewers, this plug-in is used for investigating, documenting and testing how a SAS metadata security feature has been used within a...
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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: Find ResponsibleParty Objects for a User

May 17, 2018
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Sometimes you want to find all of the SAS metadata objects a user may be associated with. Where SAS applications have tagged a user as a ResponsibleParty, we can use the Metacoda Metadata Explorer with an advanced XMLSELECT style query to find them. Us...
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Finding SAS Visual Analytics Reports that use a Table

April 12, 2017
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“How do I list all of the SAS® Visual Analytics reports that use a particular SAS table?” I was asked this question today and thought of at least 2 ways to answer it. The first is to build a query to use in the Metacoda Metadata Explorer Plug-in and the second is to use...
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Finding Private User Folders for Deleted SAS Platform Users

January 13, 2017
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“How do I find all the private user folders for SAS users that have been deleted so I know which folders can be removed?” I was asked this question recently and thought that I should be able to build up a single line XMLSELECT style SAS® metadata query to answer it. I could then...
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SAS Platform Audit History: Options and Versions

January 12, 2017
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Lately I have been looking at audit histories with the SAS® platform. This is to answer the “Who viewed/changed what and when?” type of question. The core support for this is provided by the SAS Logging Facility. Customizing logging for the many and varied SAS platform components across a distributed environment, collecting logs, processing...
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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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