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ERROR: Insufficient authorization to access

I am using SAS University edition. I am getting the following error while using the ods statement to generate the output in PDF file.

 

ERROR: Insufficient authorization to access /opt/sasinside/SASConfig/Lev1/SASApp/C:\Users\ameetpawar\Desktop\Swati\SAS Quizes
results\sales.pdf.
 
Please help with the reason of the above error and solution.
 
Thanks in advance.
Swati

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‎09-14-2017 11:17 AM
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Re: ERROR: Insufficient authorization to access

Posted in reply to swatipawar

Since you are using a VM you need to use the shared folder you created during the setup process. 

 

You can access it using the following path:

 

'/folders/myfolders/sales.pdf'

Your PDF will be in the shared folder. If you'd like it to go elsewhere you'll need to set up a shared folder to that location and the. Use a similar path. Please see,the SAS UE Help Center for details. 

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Re: ERROR: Insufficient authorization to access

Posted in reply to swatipawar

You have to use a valid path.  From your error message it looks like you tried to use the name of file on Windows file system.

But the SAS UE is running in a unix environment inside of a virtualy machine.

You need to use a valid Unix file path.

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‎09-14-2017 11:17 AM
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Posts: 19,770

Re: ERROR: Insufficient authorization to access

Posted in reply to swatipawar

Since you are using a VM you need to use the shared folder you created during the setup process. 

 

You can access it using the following path:

 

'/folders/myfolders/sales.pdf'

Your PDF will be in the shared folder. If you'd like it to go elsewhere you'll need to set up a shared folder to that location and the. Use a similar path. Please see,the SAS UE Help Center for details. 

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