SAS

Required Information

To configure SAS in Alation, you will need the following information:

  • Hostname or IP address of your server

  • Port: 8591

  • Service account with privileges listed below

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Preliminaries

Firewall Configuration

Open outbound TCP port 8591 to SAS Workspace server.

SAS Workspace Server should be installed on your SAS server and Alation should be able to connect to the SAS Workspace Server.

Enable SAS Flag

Enable SAS flag in Alation shell, refer to Feature Flags For Data Sources .

alation.feature_flags.enable_datasource_sas

Create Service Account

You will need to create an account on the SAS Workspace Server that supports host authentication. On how to define host-authenticated users, see, for example, Connecting to a Remote SAS Workspace Server Using SAS Objects in SAS documentation.

Metadata Extraction and Table Profiles

You will need to allocate the Base SAS Library to the SAS WorkSpace Server using the SAS Management Console. Instructions on allocation can be found at Allocate Libraries via SAS Management Console .

Query Log Ingestion

Not Supported