02-02-2018 02:51 AM
I am attempting to enable Single Sign On for SAS users for SAS Visual Analytics login.
Below is the SAS environment information:
SAS 9.4 M5
SAS VA 7.4
Operating system - Windows Server 2012 R2
Any suggesting how it can be configured . Or if there is any way to enable it through SMC (SAS Management Console).
02-02-2018 03:35 AM - edited 02-02-2018 03:40 AM
There is no shortage on this subject on the SAS Support site. Look for VA and Integrated Windows Authentication. You can start with Heesun Park's execellent piece. It provides lots of background and contains lots of links at the bottom to the step-by-step instructions in the SAS documentation. There's just too much on this to give a complete answer on this forum. Do let us know if you stumble upon obstacles.
Hope this helps,
02-02-2018 12:36 PM - edited 02-02-2018 12:37 PM
Single Sign On is a really broad topic, indeed. To start with it, the background provided by @jklaverstijn is very nice.
To summarise a little bit, and to try to pin point you to some posterior technical details, what you are looking for is Single Sign On on a Web Application (SAS VA is). And there are several types, depending on your requirements. The most popular options would be:
- Simple web authentication against a static file.
- IWA Authentication (against your AD using Kerberos)
- 2 Factor Authentication with SAML 2.0
And there are more, that you can see at:
All of them will require to implement Web Authentication (the steps for first option).
I would recommend you to put in direct contact your SAS Security team and your SAS installer/administrator and go carefully through the requirements and steps.