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SAS System Options for Encryption

SSLCERTLOC= System Option

Specifies the location of the digital certificate that is used for authentication.
Client: Optional
Server: Required
Valid in: configuration file, OPTIONS statement, SAS System Options window, SAS invocation
Operating Environment: UNIX, z/OS
Category: Communications: Networking and Encryption
PROC OPTIONS Group= Communications

Syntax Description



Syntax Description


specifies the location of a file that contains a digital certificate.


The SSLCERTLOC= option is required for a server. It is required at the client only if the SSLCLIENTAUTH option is specified at the server.

The certificate must be PEM-encoded (base64). Under z/OS, the file must be formatted as ASCII and must reside in a UNIX file system.

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