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The following figure illustrates the middle-tier components:
Figure 5.1 Middle Tier Components
SAS Web Application Server
SAS BI
Dashboard
SAS
Information
Delivery Portal
Other SAS
web applications
and solutions
SAS Web
Report Studio
SAS Web Infrastructure Platform
SAS Logon
Manager
SAS Web
Infrastructure Platform
Permission Manager
SAS Comment
Manager
SAS Workflow
Services
SAS BI
Web Services
SAS Stored
Process Web
Application
SAS Shared
Web Assets
SAS Web
Infrastructure
Services
SAS Help
Viewer for
the Web
SAS BI
Portlets
SAS Preferences
Manager
SAS Web
Administration
Console
SAS Identity
Services
SAS Content
Server
SAS Principal
Services
SAS
Authorization
Services
SAS Notification
Template
Manager
SAS Web Server
SAS Environment
Manager
SAS Deployment
Backup and
Recovery Tool
SAS Middle Tier Servers
The SAS Web Server and SAS Web Application Server, which are included with the
SAS Intelligence Platform, provide a highly scalable, easy-to-manage environment that
is dedicated to running SAS web applications. The SAS Web Server provides static
HTTP content to users. It forwards requests for dynamic content to the SAS Web
Application Server, which provides an execution environment for the following
applications and services:
web applications including SAS Web Report Studio, SAS Information Delivery
Portal, SAS BI Portlets, and SAS BI Dashboard. For descriptions, see
Chapter 6,
“Clients in the SAS Intelligence Platform,” on page 41. (Depending on which
products and solutions you have licensed, your site might have additional web
applications.)
applications and services that are part of the SAS Web Infrastructure Platform.
To meet the processing demands of your organization, multiple SAS Web Application
Server instances can be deployed in a clustered configuration. Based on your
specifications, server configuration is performed automatically during the deployment
process. The servers use the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) software, which is
provided as part of the SAS installation. No middle tier software needs to be obtained
from third parties.
36 Chapter 5 Middle-Tier Components of the SAS Intelligence Platform

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