Data Controller for SAS® - Security¶
DC security is applied at the level of Table and Group. Permissions can only be set at group level. There are two parts to adding a user:
1 - Adding the user to the relevant group in SAS metadata
2 - Ensuring that group has the appropriate access level in the configuration table
For guidance with adding SAS users, see SAS Documentation.
In order to surface a table to a new group, simply add a record to the
DATACTRL.MPE_SECURITY table. The
library.dataset value should go in the
BASE_TABLE field, the level of access (either EDIT or APPROVE) should go in the
ACCESS_LEVEL field, and the exact name of the relevant metadata group should go in the
SAS_GROUP field. The change should then be submitted, and approved, at which point the new security setting will be applied.