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Chapter 6: SAS 9.4 Metadata Security
What Does Authorization Mean?
Interface to Apply Permissions
Permissions in SAS
Best Practice: The Golden Rules for Metadata Security Model Design
Creating Custom Access Control Templates
Rule 1: If Applicable, Use Access Control Templates (ACT) and Avoid Using Access Control Entries (ACE) Whenever Possible
Rule 2: Only Add Groups to Access Control Templates (ACTs)
Rule 3: ACTs Only Grant Access to Explicit Groups, Never Deny
Rule 4: Where Necessary, Apply ACTs to Deny Access to PUBLIC/SASUSERS, in Combination with ACTs to Grant a Reduced set of Permissions to Explicit Groups
Rule 5: Always Apply the SAS Administrators ACT when PUBLIC and SASUSERS Are Denied Access ...