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Users, Groups, and Roles

User Definitions

Each SAS user [icon] has identity information in two distinct realms:

Coordination between the two realms establishes SAS users. Every SAS user is based on a match between these values:

The following figure depicts some examples:

Examples: User Accounts and User Definitions

[Examples: User Accounts and User Definitions]

Note:   In the preceding figure, the term "user account" refers to an account in an authentication provider. The term "user definition" refers to a metadata object that represents the user. Someone who doesn't have an account that provides access to the metadata server can't connect to the server at all.   [cautionend]

The following list and display provide details about user definitions:

A User Definition

[A User Definition]

See Also

Add Regular Users

Add Administrators

About User Administration

Who Can Manage Users, Groups, and Roles?

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