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Workshop: Fundamental SAS Platform Administration

Course Length - 2 Days

After attending the workshop students will be able perform routine SAS server administration tasks and will understand the SAS Intelligence Platform architecture.

This workshop runs from 9:00 - 17:00.

Workshop: Fundamental SAS Platform Administration Public Course Dates

Due to Covid-19 all Amadeus training will be delivered via live web classes. Our live Web classes are as interactive as our classroom training, there are also some benefits - no travelling time and costs!


This workshop is designed for Computer Users who wish to learn how to maintain and administer the SAS Intelligence Platform. Familiarity with the SAS System is not essential to attend the workshop.


There are no prerequisites for this workshop.


PA1 Introduction

  • Overview of the SAS Intelligence Platform
  • Physical Architecture
  • Metadata Architecture

PA2 Security

  • Users, Groups and Roles
  • Managing Metadata Permissions

PA3 Defining Metadata

  • Metadata Folders
  • Connecting to Data
  • Scheduled Tasks
  • Importing and Exporting Metadata

PA4 General Administration

  • Starting, Stopping and Determining the State of Servers
  • Cleaning Work Libraries and Orphaned Sessions
  • Performing and Restoring Backups
  • Modifying SAS Session Attributes
  • Planning and Applying Hotfixes

PA5 Troubleshooting

  • Logs and Events
  • Monitoring SAS Servers
  • Heightening Logging for Debugging
  • Sequence of Log Debugging