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Date:         Wed, 31 Dec 2008 13:27:40 -0200
Reply-To:     Paulo Rodrigo <rodrigo_paulo@YAHOO.COM.BR>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         Paulo Rodrigo <rodrigo_paulo@YAHOO.COM.BR>
Subject:      Re: how to control library permission if the library is assigned
              in autoexec
In-Reply-To:  <482249F865060740AE33815802042D2F02C46FB0@LTA3VS012.ees.hhs.gov>
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Another way would be provide only read-only access to this user on operation system level, depending on the system there is ACL permission.

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Att: Paulo R. Herculano SAS Consultant +55-11-9226 6618 Skål Thunar!!

On Wed, Dec 31, 2008 at 1:19 PM, Fehd, Ronald J. (CDC/CCHIS/NCPHI) < rjf2@cdc.gov> wrote:

> > From: z.chrysalis8 > > Subject: how to control library permission if the library is > > assigned in autoexec > > > > I am having problem giving read/ write permission to a library in SMC. > > I gave read only access to a user for a library. But when the user > > login using EG, the user is able to read and write to the library. I > > suspect is because of the library assignment in autoexec file as when > > the library assignment is removed from autoexec, the permission given > > is working alright. > > > > The problem is the library assignment in autoexec is needed for other > > SAS programs. It would be troublesome to change this. Is there other > > workaround to control library permission with library assignment in > > autoexec? > > > > that may be more trouble that it is worth > > you will have to unassign the libref > and then reassign it with permissions: > > libname library clear; > run; > libname library '<...>' <permissions>; > > and the problem you will have are that the libref library contains > catalogs > that options refer to. > > iirc it is (next to/nearly) > impossible to deallocate a libref > which contains a reference to compiled and stored macro catalogs > without jumping thru hoops. > > Ron Fehd the macro maven CDC Atlanta GA USA RJF2 at cdc dot gov >


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