SAS(R) Platform Administration: System Administration

Course Details
Code: SPASM5
Tuition (USD): $1,600.00 • Classroom (2 days)
$1,600.00 • Virtual (2 days)

This course provides students with the essential knowledge to perform the job functions of a SAS platform administrator.

Skills Gained

  • administer and back up SAS metadata
  • administer SAS Metadata Server
  • administer SAS servers
  • monitor, log, and troubleshoot SAS servers
  • use SAS Environment Manager.

Who Can Benefit

  • Platform administrators


  • Before attending this course, it is useful but not required to have experience with the platform for SAS Business Analytics. You can gain this experience by attending the SAS(R) Platform Administration: Getting Started course.

Course Details

Reviewing the Platform for SAS Business Analytics

  • exploring the platform for SAS Business Analytics
  • reviewing deployment administration tasks
  • reviewing maintenance administration tasks
  • reviewing metadata administration tasks
  • reviewing ongoing administration tasks

Reviewing SAS Platform Architecture Components

  • exploring the platform architecture
  • operating SAS servers and spawners
  • exploring SAS Environment Manager
  • exploring SAS Environment Manager service architecture

Understanding SAS Metadata, SAS Authentication, and Identity Imports

  • exploring the SAS Metadata Server and metadata repositories
  • implementing a SAS Metadata Server cluster
  • backing up the SAS environment
  • reviewing SAS authentication mechanisms
  • using import macros

Managing SAS Compute Servers and Spawners

  • understanding SAS Compute servers
  • exploring credential management
  • administering server logging

Monitoring Your SAS Environment

  • monitoring a SAS environment with SAS Environment Manager
  • reviewing SAS middle-tier architecture
  • additional topics on SAS server maintenance

Learning More

  • SAS resources
  • beyond this course