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Identity Sync: Multiple Active Directory Domains (Single Forest)

November 13, 2015
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Recently I’ve been working on using the Metacoda Identity Sync Plug-in to synchronize SAS platform identities (users and groups) with their counterparts from multiple Microsoft Active Directory (AD) Domains contained within a single Forest. In a future post I’ll talk about extending this to multiple domains from multiple trusted forests. In the recent Metacoda...
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SAS 9.4 crash with MySQL ODBC pass-through queries

March 3, 2015
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SAS 9.4 (TS1M2) on X64_DS08R2 (Windows Server 2008 64-bit) always crashes with certain pass-through queries using MySQL Connector/ODBC 5.3.4. When it crashes, the SAS log shows some red messages, but SAS closes immediately. The crash is not reproduc...
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IWA with SAS 9.4 M2 on Linux

January 29, 2015
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I’ve just finished a challenging but very rewarding experience configuring a SAS 9.4 M2 platform on Linux to use Integrated Windows Authentication (IWA), for both server and mid-tiers ….. without using Quest Authentication Services. The SAS platform has supported IWA on Linux since SAS 9.3 but until recently has only supported it when you...
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Reading ‘Custom Tasks for SAS Enterprise Guide Using Microsoft .NET’

February 2, 2013
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Chris Hemedinger’s new book Custom Tasks for SAS® Enterprise Guide® Using Microsoft .NET was recently released. If you have an idea for a really useful additional task you’d like to build for SAS Enterprise Guide, I strongly encou...
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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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Query the Windows registry within your SAS program

May 22, 2012
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On the SAS-L mailing list, a participant posed this question (paraphrased): How can I tell which date format my Windows session is using: European format (with day first) versus USA format (with month first)? I'm reading in output from a Windows file listing, and need to know how to interpret
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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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