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Is it possible to set Password for library if YES, how is it?

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sas 9.2 version

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The only way I can think of is the method suggested by @draycut but you need a metadata server for that. You can password protect individual data sets with this method https://support.sas.com/documentation/cdl/en/lrcon/62955/HTML/default/viewer.htm#a000995299.htm

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Does the library point to a directory? If the users need write access and are able to access the directory with other tools, than protection established by a metadata-bound-library can easily be circumvented.
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If you have a meta data server environment I strongly advice to upgrade. Then you could use meta bound libraries which can't (by normal users at least) be bypassed.
Don't know your requirements but in most cases OS level security is sufficient.
Another option would be to move your data to a database that handles authorization.

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