Date: Wed, 15 Oct 1997 12:36:03 -0700
Reply-To: FRS--LiteWate <faith@FRSA.COM>
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From: FRS--LiteWate <faith@FRSA.COM>
Subject: Re: Security on SAS
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At 12:01 PM 10/14/97 +0100, M. Esther Colwell wrote:
>We submit remotely to SAS 6.11 on a NT Server. Currently the SAS
>system files are not write-protected (last week a user save
>their program as a system file). We do not have a IT department
>nor is anyone maintaining the server. The consultant who installed
>SAS and fixes various problems believes there is no way to protect
>the SAS system files from end-users. Is this true???
>Does anyone know how we can set-up a more secure environment?
>FYI: hiring support personnel is not an option that our management
>will consider - we must do the work ourselves.
Take a look at the NT help docs. You CAN set your sas system files as read
only. caveat: security stuff won't work if the drive which sas resides upon
is formatted as FAT. must be formatted as NTFS.
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