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Administering SAS Management Console

Administering Roles

As described in the SAS Intelligence Platform: Security Administration Guide, the User Manager in SAS Management Console provides roles and capabilities that can be applied to users. When a user profile is associated with a role, that user has access to the capabilities that are selected for that role in the User Manager.

Opening the User Manager displays roles for the following desktop applications:

SAS Management Console provides two default roles: Advanced and Content Management. The following table describes the capabilities that are assigned to those roles by default. In the User Manager, you can change the capabilities of a role or add new roles with unique sets of capabilities.

Default Capabilities Assigned to Roles for SAS Management Console

Capability Description Advanced Content Management
General Category

Access Unregistered Plug-ins Access plug-ins that are not registered in metadata. X
Plug-ins Category

Application Monitor Monitor the activities of applications, subsystems and services. X
Authorization Manager Manage resource access control policies. X X
Data Library Manager Manage the definitions of data libraries and database schemas. X X
Folder View Manage public and user folders used to store metadata objects. X X
Foundation Services Manager Manage Foundation Services components. X
Metadata Manager Create and manage metadata repositories, manage the current SAS Metadata Server, and run metadata utilities. X
Publishing Framework Manage publishing framework subscribers and content channels. X
Schedule Manager Manage SAS jobs to be scheduled, create conditional events for schedules, and submit jobs for scheduling. X
Server Manager Create and manage server definitions (such as for SAS servers, database servers, and spawners).

User Manager Create and manage users, groups, roles, and capabilities. X X

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