HTTP Procedure

Using Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS)

HTTP Security: SSL and Data Encryption

SSL enables Web browsers and Web servers to communicate over a secured connection by encrypting data. Both browsers and servers encrypt data before the data is transmitted. The receiving browser or server then decrypts the data before it is processed.

Making PROC HTTP Calls by Using the HTTPS Protocol

In order to make PROC HTTP calls by using the HTTPS protocol, you must configure a trust source that contains the certificate of the service to be trusted. This trust source and its password must be provided for the SAS session by setting Java system options using jreoptions. You can provide this information on the SAS command line or in a SAS configuration file. Use the following syntax. Be sure to enter the following entry on one line:
The following example shows how to use the entry on the SAS command line. This example uses the Windows operating environment. Be sure to enter the following entry on one line:
"C:\Program Files\SAS\SASFoundation\9.2\sas.exe" -CONFIG
"C:\Program Files\SAS\SASFoundation\9.2\nls\en\SASV9.CFG"
-jreoptions (-\Documents and