Assigns a WRITE password to a SAS file that prevents
users from writing to a file, unless they enter the password.
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must be a valid SAS name.
The WRITE= option applies to all types
of SAS files except catalogs. You can use this option to assign a password
to a SAS file or to access a write-protected SAS file.
Note: A SAS password does not control access to a SAS file beyond the SAS system.
You should use the operating system-supplied utilities and file-system security
controls in order to control access to SAS files outside of SAS.
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