> Hi all, I am want to update a dataset using proc append but before
> doing that how do we check that particular dataset is updating / using
> by another user? Can some body give any ideas / code on this? Please
> note that we don't have SAS /SHARE software here. Thanks for you help
> in advance.
Where is the dataset ?
- On a network share?
- On a folder amongst users on one box ?
- Both ?
Microsoft went and bought sysinternals, but all the utilities are still
freely available. Take a look at the tools at
The Windows platform resource kit probably also has numerous tools for
digging into system resource usage.
Should also look into the windows scripting component FileSystemObject.
Richard A. DeVenezia